George Orwell Book Prize 2010

My A Radical History of Britain has been entered into this year’s competition…along with another 211 books.

Chances of winning? To quote from The Naked Gun,

“Doctors say that Nordberg has a 50/50 chance of living, though there’s only a 10 percent chance of that.”

In other self-obsessed news, my The Glorious Revolution has now been released as an e-book by its US publisher, Pegasus. Download here. Price: a cent under a ten-spot.

Things We Forgot to Remember – The Glorious Revolution

…was on Radio 4 last night with contributions from yours truly. Listen here via BBC i-player.

The Glorious Revolution: 1688 and Britain’s Fight for Liberty

My book, bigged-up in Wired magazine this month.

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Steve Pincus: 1688, the First Modern Revolution

So good I reviewed it twice.

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New Statesman review of Steve Pincus’ 1688:the First Modern Revolution

My review – over here.

Journal of British Studies – Special Section on Loyalties and Allegiances in Early Modern England

I am very pleased to say that the latest issue of JBS features the special section I co-edited with Angela McShane on the above.

Contents:

Andy Wood, “A lyttull worde ys tresson”: Loyalty, Denunciation, and Popular Politics in Tudor England”

Ted Vallance, ‘The Captivity of James II: Gestures of Loyalty and Disloyalty in Seventeenth-Century England’

Howard Nenner, ‘Loyalty and the Law: The Meaning of Trust and the Right of Resistance in Seventeenth-Century England’

Angela McShane, ‘Subjects and Objects: Material Expressions of Love and Loyalty in Seventeenth-Century England’


Steve Pincus on the Glorious Revolution – History Today Magazine

In this month’s History Today, Steve Pincus gives an overview of his take on the Revolution of 1688-9. The article can be accessed in full, free of charge, over here. I’ll be posting my own review of Professor Pincus’ book in due course.

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Dr Who and the Glorious Revolution

This looks fantastic. From the people who brought you Dr. Who vs. Oliver Cromwell.

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Steve Pincus on the Glorious Revolution

There’s a short Yale interview on youtube with Prof. Steve Pincus discussing the Glorious Revolution.

Prof. Pincus’ new book on 1688 is out at the end of the month in the US and in October in the UK.

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Glorious Revolution Q & A

Over at Me and My Big Mouth.

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