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A Little Gay History of Wales / Daryl Leeworthy

Friday, 23 October, 2020

Kirsti Bohata takes a critical look at a book that will be 'highly influential within the kaleidoscope of studies—historical, cultural, sociological—which are enriching and complicating our understandings of queer Wales'.

The Economy of Medieval Wales, 1067-1536 / Matthew Frank Stevens

Friday, 23 October, 2020

Adam Chapman reads this 'important and valuable' challenge to 'the common image (and ignorance) of medieval Wales'.

Total recall: complete and remembered lives / Thomas E. Keefe

Friday, 16 October, 2020

Thomas E. Keefe reviews two works that take us through 'the lives of people incarcerated in camps to the lives of people trapped by mythohistories and competitive victimhood'.

Baldwin I of Jerusalem, 1100–1118 / Susan B. Edgington

Friday, 9 October, 2020

Stephen J. Spencer reviews this meticulously researched biography of an ambitious, pragmatic, conventionally pious, and above all ruthless crusader and king.