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Book Review: Alison Eatwell (2017) Crime, Clemency and Consequence in Britain 1821-1839:...

  Alison Eatwell has an easy narrative style which she uses to good effect in this study of early nineteenth-century... • posted 11 days ago

Book Review: Same Sex Love

Gill Rossini (2017) Same Sex Love: A History and Research Guide, Barnsley: Pen and Sword HistoryIt is 50 since the Sexual... • posted 95 days ago

Book Review: Kate Summerscale, The Wicked Boy (2016) Bloomsury

Kate Summerscale tells the true-crime story of child murderer Robert Coombes. No author of historical crime-fiction could... • posted 484 days ago

Snail Water - and why.

Dorothea Repp's 1703 recipe would delight any horrid little schoolboy.Snayle Water Take a peck of Garden Snayles in... • posted 579 days ago