New book review
Coming home: how midwives changed birth, by Wendy Kline (Oxford University Press, 2019) is reviewed by Professor Rosemary Mander.
Catherine M Morrison (2017) Hebridean heroines: twentieth-century Queen’s Nurses (1940s-1970s) (reviewed by Dr Alison Nuttall), and Jennifer Evans and Sara Read (2017) Maladies and medicine: exploring health and healing 1540-1740 (reviewed by Carole McGlone).
Rossini, Gill (2014) A history of adoption in England and Wales: 1850-1961 Barnsley: Pen and Sword £19.99; $39.95 9781781593950 “This thoughtful book is well worth reading for anyone interested in social history” Reviewed by Dr Lindsay Reid Other book reviews
Read, Sara (2015) Maids, wives, widows: exploring early modern women’s lives 1540-1740 Barnsley: Pen & Sword ISBN: 9781473823402 “A lively exploration of the everyday lives of women in early modern England from 1540-1740” Reviewed by Dr Julia Allison Available directly from the author via her website sararead.co.uk for £5.00 + p&p Other book reviews
Terri Coates’ review of Annelisa Christensen’s historical novel, The Popish midwife, is now available. It is based on the life of the 17th-century Roman Catholic midwife Elizabeth Cellier. The book is available from Amazon and all good bookshops. It is also available on Kindle and directly from The Conrad Press website. The author’s blog discusses […]