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Medieval Welsh Genealogy: An Introduction and Textual Study / Ben Guy

Friday, 14 May, 2021

Barry J. Lewis reviews this 'in-depth investigation of the genealogies of medieval Wales', judging it 'a major contribution to a vital but neglected field'.

Lakota America: A New History of Indigenous Power / Pekka Hämäläinen

Friday, 30 April, 2021

David A. Nichols reviews this 'deeply researched and insightful' study of 'an expansive and enduring Indigenous regime that commanded human fates in the North American interior for generations'.

Early Modern Ecclesiastical Law and Consistory Courts / Jennifer McNabb

Friday, 23 April, 2021

Jennifer McNabb reviews a monograph and two edited volumes that 'expand our understanding of ecclesiastical justice and its impact on early modern people in meaningful ways'.

Not Made by Slaves: Ethical Capitalism in the Age of Abolition / Bronwen Everill

Friday, 16 April, 2021

Alexandra M. MacDonald reviews an 'important intervention into the historiographies of slavery, abolition, and capitalism', which demonstrates that ‘fair trade didn’t just spring up out of nowhere’.