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Provincializing Global History: Money, Ideas, and Things in the Languedoc, 1680-1830 / James Livesey

Friday, 6 May, 2022

Janine Lanza reviews a look at deep economic change in the long eighteenth century and 'how modernity came to small, out of the way places'.

Politics and ‘Politiques' in Sixteenth-Century France /

Friday, 1 April, 2022

Tom Hamilton reviews two recent, and complementary books on the intellectual history of sixteenth-century France, which break down 'disciplinary distinctions between the history of literature, philosophy, and politics'.

The Press and the People: Cheap Print and Society in Scotland, 1500-1785 / Adam Fox

Friday, 25 March, 2022

Laura Stewart reviews this first full-length study of cheap print in early modern Scotland, finding that it opens 'rich new seams of material', expanding our 'understanding of Scottish society and culture in the pre-modern age'.

Public Opinion in Early Modern Scotland, c.1560-1707 / Karin Bowie

Friday, 25 March, 2022

Julian Goodare reviews Karin Bowie's book on the rising prominence and changing dynamics of Scottish opinion politics in the tumultuous period of Protestant reform and regal union.