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Thatcher’s Progress: From Social Democracy to Market Liberalism through an English New Town / Guy Ortolano

Thursday, 13 February, 2020

Otto Saumarez Smith reviews Ortolano's brilliant and inventive study of what Milton Keynes shows us about the shift from social democracy to market liberalism. 

Edmund Burke and the Invention of Modern Conservatism, 1830-1914: An Intellectual History / Emily Jones

Thursday, 13 February, 2020

Julia Stapleton reviews Emily Jones' reassessment of the shifting C/conservative legacy of Edmund Burke.

Making Murder Public: Homicide in Early Modern England, 1480-1680 / K. J. Kesselring

Friday, 7 February, 2020

Stuart Carroll reviews Kesselring's work, which takes homicide out of the silo of crime history and places it firmly in the context of the political.

The Sacred Home in Renaissance Italy / Abigail Brundin, Deborah Howard, Mary Laven

Friday, 7 February, 2020

Lorenzo Merche reviews this exploration of the rich devotional life of the Italian household between 1450 and 1600.