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Colonial Ecology, Atlantic Economy: Transforming Nature in Early New England / Strother E. Roberts

Friday, 10 July, 2020

Rachel Winchcombe reviews a significant contribution to the ecological history of early modern America, compellingly grounded in the mundanity of everyday life.

The Grim Years: Settling South Carolina, 1670–1720 /

Friday, 10 July, 2020

Bradford J. Wood reviews this narrative of neglected histories, tracing the graphic story of South Carolina's tumultuous beginnings.

Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Régime to the Present Day / Sheri Berman

Friday, 3 July, 2020

Brian Girvin reviews a welcome and original study on how difficult it is to secure democracy.

Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean 1800-1850: Stammering the Nation / Konstantina Zanou

Friday, 3 July, 2020

Michalis Sotiropoulos reviews this "testament to the bigness of small stories", which proposes different genealogies for the history of nationalism, liberalism, revolution, and modernity.