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Inglorious Empire: What the British did to India / Shashi Tharoor

Thursday, 5 December, 2019

Dr Ross Belson reviews a controversial excoriation of the legacy of British rule in India.

Gandhi 1914-1948 / Ramachandra Guha

Thursday, 5 December, 2019

Dr Michael Young reviews Ramachandra Guha's expansive biography, covering Gandhi's later life in India.

Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World / ed. Paula Findlen

Thursday, 28 November, 2019

Eric Gurevitch explores this edited collection, which takes a global look at physical and conceptual networks as important phenomena in early modern science.

The Circulation of Penicillin in Spain: Health, Wealth and Authority / María Jesús Santesmases

Thursday, 28 November, 2019

Dr David Brydan reviews The Circulation of Penicillin in Spain, in which Santesmases uses the circulation of penicillin and the networks surrounding it to illuminate the history of Franco's Spain.