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Gold and Swingler / Katrina Goldstone

Wednesday, 1 May, 2024

A Culture of Curiosity: Science in the Eighteenth-Century Home / Leonie Hannan

Friday, 1 March, 2024

Lucy J. Havard reviews an 'immensely enjoyable and engaging' look at scientific enquiry as it took place in the eighteenth-century home.

Winning Women’s Hearts and Minds: Selling Cold War Culture in the US and USSR / Diana Cucuz

Friday, 12 January, 2024

Thomas Ellis reviews Diana Cucuz's book on women, gender, and the politics of selling U.S. consumer culture and domesticity during the early Cold War through "polite propaganda."

The Politics of Biography in Africa: Borders, Margins, and Alternative Histories of Power / ed. Anaïs Angelo

Thursday, 9 November, 2023

Rebecca Martin reviews this 'important collection' showing how biographical narratives can shed light on alternative, little known or under-researched aspects of state power in African politics.