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British Historical Fiction Before Scott

By Anne H. Stevens - Published 2010

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Nonfiction

Anne Stevens examines eighty-five popular historical novels from 1762-1813 and looks in detail at how the genre developed during this period, fifty years ...Read Review

Paris Under Water: How the City of Light Survived the Great Flood of 1910

By Jeffrey H. Jackson - Published 2010

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Nonfiction

When I first encountered this book, I was intrigued, but a bit embarrassed: I’d never heard of the Paris flood of 1910. I ...Read Review

The Contemporary British Historical Novel: Representation, Nation, Empire

By Mariadele Boccardi - Published 2009

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Nonfiction

  This ‘first full-length study of a genre that has had increasing critical attention and popular appeal at the turn of the twenty-first ...Read Review

The Road to Bosworth Field

By Trevor Royle - Published 2008Published 2009

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Nonfiction

The Wars of the Roses always confused me. So many people, with so many variations of their names, all killing each other. Rarely ...Read Review

The Woman’s Historical Novel: British Women Writers, 1900-2000

By Diana Wallace - Published 2008

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Nonfiction

This timely, perceptive analysis gives a much-maligned genre its proper significance in the canon of English literature. Diana Wallace sets out to show “...Read Review

Women in Late Medieval and Reformation Europe 1200-1550

By Helen M. Jewell - Published 2006

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Nonfiction

This concise and comprehensive study of women’s lives and society’s expectation of them covers every aspect of women’s life in ...Read Review

Samuel Adams: Father Of The American Revolution

By Mark Puls - Published 2006

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Nonfiction

Never president like his cousin John, not a military leader like George Washington, Samuel Adams seems to have become simply “the other Adams” – ...Read Review

Medievalism and Orientalism

By John M. Ganin - Published 2006

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Nonfiction

At last year’s HNS Conference I remember being forcibly struck by Anne Harries’ references to ‘the magic realism of history’. In this ...Read Review

Companion to Women’s Historical Writing

By Ann Curthoys; Barbara Caine; Mary Spongberg (eds.) - Published 2005

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Nonfiction

This book explores ‘the many different ways in which women have researched and written history’ in over 150 entries, from Abolition to World History, ...Read Review