Volume 2 (2010), ISSN 2041-0824


Steve Ridge, ‘Political Bodies and Animal Ĺ’conomies: Reconsidering the Relationship between Healthcare and Statecraft in Late Seventeenth-Century England', 1-19.

Sarah York, ‘Chemical Control or Therapeutic Intervention?: Drugs and the Treatment of Suicidal Lunatics in Late Nineteenth-Century England', 20 -42.

Review Essay

Richard Batten, 'A Forgotten Front: A Review of The Home Front: Civilian Life in World War One and The Last Great War: British Society and the First World War', 43-45.

Book Reviews

Marie Weir, Review of Leonid Heretz, Russia on the Eve of Modernity: Popular Religion and Traditional Culture under the Last Tsars, 46-48.

Tom Beaumont, Review of John Bulaitis, Communism in Rural France: Agricultural Workers and the Popular Front, 49-51.

William McCracken, Review of Daniel Headrick, Technology: A World History, 52-54.

Sam Goodman, Review of Adam Piette, The Literary Cold War: 1945 to Vietnam, 55-56.

Nick Burkitt, Review of David Cesarani, Major Farran's Hat; Murder, Scandal and Britain's War Against Jewish Terrorism, 1945-1948, 57-59.


Conceptualising Men: Collective Identities and the ‘Self' in the History of Masculinity. Selected abstracts from the University of Exeter Post-graduate Colloquium , 27-28 July 2009. With contributions from; Emanuel Buttigieg, Henry French, Mark Hailwood, Tim Reinke-Williams, Alison Montgomery, Lydia Plath, Laura King, Ali Haggett, and Vincent Grist, 60- 94.