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Cognitive Sciences and Medieval Studies: An Introduction

Can cognitive science help us to understand medieval society and the medieval mind better? Merel Veldhuizen reviews this ‘persuasive’ and ‘impressive’ collection, which ‘aims to inspire medievalists and other scholars within the humanities to engage with… methodologies deriving from cognitive sciences’.

The War of Words: The Language of British Elections, 1880-1914

‘The War of Words’ uses computational linguistics to ‘highlight unexpected patterns, and to open new interpretative doors’ on political speech in Victorian and Edwardian elections. Alex Middleton reviews this ‘ground-breaking study’.