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Updated June 15, 2019

Book Review Editor




Leslie de Bont, Le modernisme singulier de May Sinclair (Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2019)—Recension de Laurent Bury, Université Lumière-Lyon 2

Charlotte Gould, Artangel and Financing British Art : Adapting to Social and Economic Change (London: Routledge, 2018)—Reviewed by Gabriel N. Gee, Franklin University, Lugano (Switzerland) 2

Lee Jackson, Palaces of Pleasure : From Music Halls to the Seaside to Football : How the Victorians Invented Mass Entertainment (Yale University Press, 2019)—Reviewed by Jacqueline Banerjee, The Victorian Web 2

Pat Thane, Divided Kingdom : A History of Britain, 1900 to the Present (Cambridge: University Press, 2018)—Reviewed by Pippa Catterall, University of Westminster  

Last month's reviews:

Sarah Bilston, The Promise of the Suburbs : A Victorian History in Literature and Culture (Yale University Press, 2019)—Reviewed by Laurent Bury, Université Lumière–Lyon 2

Diarmaid MacCulloch, Thomas Cromwell : A Revolutionary Life (American Edition: New York: Viking, 2018)—Reviewed by Jean-Pierre Moreau, Université de Paris III, Sorbonne Nouvelle 2

Edward J. Marolda (ed.), Combat at Close Quarters : An Illustrated History of the U.S. Navy in the Vietnam War (Annapolis : Naval Institute Press, 2018)—Reviewed by Robert T. Jones, US Army Command & General Staff College (Fort Gordon, Georgia) 2

Allen Packwood, How Churchill Waged War : The Most Challenging Decisions of the Second World War (Barnsley: Frontline, 2018)—Reviewed by Antoine Capet, Université de Rouen 2

Isadore Ryan,  No Way Out : The Irish in Wartime France, 1939-1945 (Cork: The Mercier Press, 2017)—Reviewed by Gearóid Barry, National University of Ireland, Galway 2

Deborah Sugg Ryan, Ideal Homes, 1918-39 : Domestic Design and Suburban Modernism (Manchester: University Press, 2018)—Reviewed by Caitríona Beaumont, London South Bank University 2


Next issue : 15 July 2019

Reviews published in previous series can be accessed in the Archives section