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Member News

February 22, 2024

Reflections on British Royalty: Mass Observation and the Monarchy, 1937-2022, edited by Jennifer Purcell and Fiona Courage, is now available through Bloomsbury Academic Press.

February 7, 2024

Erin Fetterly's latest article on the History With Jackson blog discusses the curious and intriguing world of early modern medicinal ingredients.

February 7, 2024

Congratulations to NACBS members Rachel Weil and Christopher Bischof for receiving NEH Grants! Rachel will use the grant for research and writing leading to a book exploring the nature of imprisonment in England from 1550 to 1800. Christopher will use the grant for research and writing leading to a book on post-slavery social and economic policies in the British West Indies, 1823 to 1865.

January 29, 2024

Agents of European overseas empires: Private colonisers, 1450-1800, edited by L.H. Roper (, Elodie Peyrol-Kleiber, Bertrand Van Ruymbeke, and Agnes Delahaye is now available through Manchester University Press.

November 7, 2023

A 3rd edition of the popular 20th Century Britain: economic, cultural and social change (eds Nicole Robertson, John Singleton and Avram Taylor) has recently been published. Written by leading academics, this collection provides an essential guide to current academic thinking on the most important elements of modern British history.

September 1, 2023

Stephanie Barczewski recently published How the Country House Became English with Reaktion Books/University of Chicago Press.

How the Country House Became English was recently featured on the New Books Network podcast. You can check it out here.

July 15, 2023

Peter Stansky recently published The Socialist Patriot: George Orwell and War with Stanford University Press

Peter recently appeared on the New Books in History podcast to discuss the work. You can listen to the episode, here

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