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  1. The Age of Improvement, 1783-1867 (1959)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  2. [+]
    Americas (Review)
    The Golden Web, by Erik Barnouw
    1. The Golden Web by Erik Barnouw
    The American Historical Review, June 1969, p. 1746
  3. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    Disraeli, by Robert Blake
    1. Disraeli by Robert Blake
    Political Science Quarterly, June 1968, p. 285
  4. Chartist Studies (1959)
    1 Review
  5. The Environment of the City
    Encounter, December 1982, pp. 25-34
  6. Essays in Labour History, 1886-1923 (1960)
    2 Reviews
  7. Essays in Labour History, 1918-1939 (1977)
    1 Review
  8. Fins de Siecle (1996)
    How Centuries End, 1400-2000
    1 Review
  9. [+]
    Football and Culture (Review)
    A History of Football, by Morris Marples
    1. A History of Football by Morris Marples
    Encounter, January 1955, pp. 69-70
  10. The Golden Age of Wireless (1965)
    1 Review
  11. [+]
    High Noon & Sunset (4 Reviews)
    Britain Pre-Eminent, by C.J. Bartlett
    1. Britain Pre-Eminent by C.J. Bartlett
    2. Britain's Liberal Empire, 1897-1921 by Max Beloff
    3. The British in the Middle East by Sarah Searight
    4. The British in the Far East by George Woodcock
    Encounter, November 1970, pp. 87-91
  12. [+]
    History as Communication (4 Reviews)
    The Pursuit of History, by John Tosh
    1. The Pursuit of History by John Tosh
    2. The Spoils of Time by C.V. Wedgwood
    3. An Open Elite? England 1540-1880 by Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone
    4. Justifying Historical Descriptions by C. Behan McCullagh
    Encounter, January 1985, pp. 51-53
  13. History of Birmingham, Vol. II (1952)
    Borough and City, 1865-1938
    1 Review
  14. The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Vol. IV (1979)
    Sound and Vision
    2 Reviews
  15. History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Vol. V (1995)
    Competition
    1 Review
  16. Iron Bridge to Crystal Palace (1979)
    Impact and Images of the Industrial Revolution
    1 Review
  17. [+]
    Modern Europe (Review)
    English Philanthropy, 1660-1960, by David Owen
    1. English Philanthropy, 1660-1960 by David Owen
    The American Historical Review, October 1965, pp. 175-176
  18. [+]
    Modern Europe (2 Reviews)
    An Expanding Society: Britain, 1830-1900, by G.S.R. Kitson Clark
    1. An Expanding Society: Britain, 1830-1900 by G.S.R. Kitson Clark
    2. Economic and Social Change in a Midland Town by Roy A. Church
    The American Historical Review, December 1968, p. 607
  19. [+]
    Modern Europe (Review)
    Romilly's Cambridge Diary 1832-1842, by J.P.T. Bury and Joseph Romilly
    1. Romilly's Cambridge Diary 1832-1842 by J.P.T. Bury and Joseph Romilly
    The American Historical Review, February 1968, p. 819
  20. Modern Europe
    The American Historical Review, June 1980, p. 630
  21. [+]
    Moral Amusements (9 Reviews)
    The Londonderry Album,
    1. The Londonderry Album
    2. Nature and the Victorian Imagination by U.C. Knoepflmacher and G.B. Tennyson
    3. Time to Spare in Victorian England by John Lowerson and John Myerscough
    4. Leisure and Class in Victorian England by Peter Bailey
    5. Dickens and Charity by Norris Pope
    6. Victorian England as Seen by Punch by Frank E. Huggett
    7. Social Reform in England, 1780-1880 by John Roach
    8. Birth Control in Nineteenth-Century England by Angus McLaren
    9. Englishman's Christmas by John A.R. Pimlott
    Encounter, April 1979, pp. 70-76
  22. [+]
    On Approval (Review)
    Protest and Punishment, by George Rude
    1. Protest and Punishment by George Rude
    The New Statesman, November 24, 1978, p. 709
  23. [+]
    Pillar of Society (Review)
    Asquith: Portrait of a Man and an Era, by Roy Jenkins
    1. Asquith: Portrait of a Man and an Era by Roy Jenkins
    Encounter, January 1965, pp. 76-79
  24. Books & Writers
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    The Prospects of the Age (7 Reviews)
    The Optimists, by Ian C. Bradley
    1. The Optimists by Ian C. Bradley
    2. The Gladstone Diaries with Cabinet Minutes and Prime-Ministerial Correspondence by W. Gladstone and H.C.G. Matthew
    3. John Bright by Keith Robbins
    4. A Fantasy of Reason by Don Locke
    5. The Charity Commission and the Age of Reform by Richard S. Tompson
    6. Paternalism in Early Victorian England by David Roberts
    7. The Refugee Question in Mid-Victorian Politics by Bernard Porter
    Encounter, May 1980, pp. 46-53
  25. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    The Future of Socialism, by Anthony Crosland
    1. The Future of Socialism by Anthony Crosland
    American Political Science Review, September 1958, pp. 852-853
  26. [+]
    Jazz: Betty Carter (2 Reviews)
    Thomas Hardy's Later Years, by Robert Gittings
    1. Thomas Hardy's Later Years by Robert Gittings
    2. An Essay on Hardy by John Bayley
    The New Republic, May 27, 1978, pp. 27-28
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    Book Reviews (Review)
    Evolution of National Insurance in Great Britain, by Bentley B. Gilbert
    1. Evolution of National Insurance in Great Britain by Bentley B. Gilbert
    Political Science Quarterly, December 1967, pp. 657-658
  28. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    John Bright: Victorian Reformer, by Herman Ausubel
    1. John Bright: Victorian Reformer by Herman Ausubel
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1967, pp. 96-97
  29. [+]
    Second Beginning (3 Reviews)
    The Unbound Prometheus, by David S. Landes
    1. The Unbound Prometheus by David S. Landes
    2. The First Industrial Revolutions by Peter Mathias, John A. Davis, and Langdon Davis
    3. Captain Swing by E.J. Hobsbawm and George F.E. Rude
    Encounter, October 1969, pp. 70-72
  30. Books & Arts
    The Secrets of Society
    The New Statesman, March 11, 1977, p. 324
  31. A Social History of England (1984)
    2 Reviews
  32. Books
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    Taylor's Own Times (Review)
    English History, 1914-1945, by A.J.P. Taylor
    1. English History, 1914-1945 by A.J.P. Taylor
    Encounter, February 1966, pp. 65-67
  33. Those British Strikes
    Symptom of Labor Crisis
    The Nation, July 2, 1955, p. 9
  34. [+]
    TV Guides (2 Reviews)
    Tube of Plenty, by Erik Barnouw
    1. Tube of Plenty by Erik Barnouw
    2. Television by Raymond Williams
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1978, pp. 478-492
  35. Victorian People (1955)
    A Reassessment of Persons and Themes, 1851-67
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  36. Victorian Things (1988)
    2 Reviews
  37. Wine for Sale (1985)
    Victoria Wind and the Liquor Trade, 1860-1984
    1 Review
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