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Feminisms: A Global History / Lucy Delap

Friday, 9 April, 2021

Anne Cova reviews a 'masterful' and 'profound analysis' of the 'radio waves' of feminisms across 250 years of global history.

Memory and the English Reformation / eds. Alexandra Walsham, Bronwyn Wallace, Ceri Law, Brian Cummings

Friday, 26 March, 2021

Sarah Johanesen reviews this edited collection, which explores 'how the Reformation embedded itself in the early modern cultural imagination', and suggests that its 'continuation through social memory means it never really ended'.

Cognitive Sciences and Medieval Studies: An Introduction / eds. Juliana Dresvina, Victoria Blud

Friday, 26 March, 2021

Can cognitive science help us to understand medieval society and the medieval mind better? Merel Veldhuizen reviews this 'persuasive' and 'impressive' collection, which 'aims to inspire medievalists and other scholars within the humanities to engage with... methodologies deriving from cognitive sciences'.

Michael Young, Social Science & The British Left, 1945-70 / Lise Butler

Friday, 12 March, 2021

Colm Murphy reviews 'a rich perspective on social scientific and left-wing policy debates in post-war Britain', via the 'technicolour prism' of social scientist and policy maker Michael Young.