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Sex, Law, and Sovereignty in French Algeria, 1830–1930 / Judith Surkis

Friday, 4 June, 2021

Charlotte Legg reviews an 'exceptional contribution to historical understanding of the colonial legal regime' in Algeria, which sets out to explain 'how “the Muslim question” became a sexual question'.

Masculinity and Danger on the Eighteenth-Century Grand Tour / Sarah Goldsmith

Friday, 21 May, 2021

Michèle Cohen reviews 'a provocative and fascinating book which asks fresh questions and offers ground breaking insights into the ever intriguing Grand Tour'.

Medieval Welsh Genealogy: An Introduction and Textual Study / Ben Guy

Friday, 14 May, 2021

Barry J. Lewis reviews this 'in-depth investigation of the genealogies of medieval Wales', judging it 'a major contribution to a vital but neglected field'.

Lakota America: A New History of Indigenous Power / Pekka Hämäläinen

Friday, 30 April, 2021

David A. Nichols reviews this 'deeply researched and insightful' study of 'an expansive and enduring Indigenous regime that commanded human fates in the North American interior for generations'.