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Stepfamilies in Europe 1400-1800 / ed. Lyndan Warner

Thursday, 4 July, 2019

Maria Cannon and the editor discuss an excellent overview of work already done in the field of stepfamily history and offers a necessary addition to the complicated picture of family life in early modern Europe.

Unrequited Toil: A History of United States Slavery / Calvin Schermerhorn

John Craig Hammond recommends a slim, well-written narrative and analysis of the great growth and then dramatic collapse of slavery in the United States.

The Politics of Football in Yugoslavia / Richard Mills

Thursday, 4 July, 2019

Jelena Đureinović reviews a great contribution to the scholarly knowledge about the wars of the Yugoslav dissolution, uncovering the until now neglected dimension of the slow death of the Yugoslav game and wartime football.

Taming Capitalism Before its Triumph: Public Service, Distrust, & ‘Projecting’ in Early Modern England / Koji Yamamoto

Thursday, 30 May, 2019

Molly Corlett and the author discuss a useful corrective to whiggish narratives of English improvement.