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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’.

Conceived in Crisis: The Revolutionary Creation of an American State / Christopher R. Pearl

Friday, 16 April, 2021

Grace Mallon reviews a 'field-changing' look at the influence of European models of state-building on the framing and ratification of the US Constitution, which calls into question previous portrayals of the American Revolution.

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'.