Agathocleous, Tanya. Disaffected: Emotion, Sedition, and Colonial Law in the Anglosphere. Cornell University Press, 2021 [Review by Mary Ellis Gibson].

Arondekar, Anjali. For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India. Durham: Duke University Press, 2009 [Review by Josna E. Rege].

Banerjee, Sukanya. Becoming Imperial Citizens: Indians in the Late-Victorian Empire. Duke, 2010. [Review by Zak Sitter].

Barczewski, Stephanie. Heroic Failure and the British. Yale University Press, 2016. [Review by Tony Schwab].

Basu, Shibrani. Victoria & Abdul: The True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confidant. London: The History Press, 2011. [Review by A. Banerjee].

Ben-Yishai, Ayelet. Common Precedents: The Presentness of the Past in Victorian Law and Fiction. Oxford University press, 2013. [Review by Christine L. Krueger].

Black. Barbara. Hotel London: How Victorian Commercial Hospitality Shaped a Nation and Its Stories. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2019. [Review by Diane Greco Josefowicz].

Bivona, Daniel, and Marlene Tromp, eds. Culture & Money in the Nineteenth Century: Abstracting Economics. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2016. [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Brantlinger, Patrick. Taming Cannibals: Race and the Victorians. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2011. [Review by Diane Greco Josefowicz].

Brighton, Paul. Original Spin: Downing Street and the Press in Victorian Britain. London: I. B. Tauris, 2015. [Review by Joe Pilling].

Burton, Antoinette. Empire in Question: Reading, Writing, and Teaching British Imperialism. Durham: Duke UP, 2011. [Review by Patrick Brantlinger].

Cawood, Ian, and Chris Upton, eds. Joseph Chamberlain: International Statesman, National Leader, Local Icon. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. [Review by the Right Hon. Sir Vincent Cable].

Cesarani, David, Disraeli: The Novel Politician. Jewish Lives Series. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2016. [1. Review by Joe Pilling. 2. Review by Michel Pharand].

Chang, Elizabeth. Britain's Chinese Eye: Literature, Empire, and Aesthetics in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Stanford: Stanford UP, 2010. [Review by Gillen D'Arcy Wood].

Cooper, John. The Unexpected Story of Nathaniel Rothschild. London: Bloomsbury Continuum, 2015. [Review by Joe Pilling].

Crider, Lawrence W. In Search of the Light Brigade: A book to commemorate the services and sacrifices of all of the men of the five original regiments of the Light Brigade. In Memoriam. Barnham, West Sussex: Eurocommunica, 2004. [Review by George P. Landow].

Dalrymple, William. The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company. London: Bloomsbury, 2019 [Review by A. Banerjee].

_____. The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857. New Delhi: Penguin, 2007. [Review by A. Banerjee].

_____, and Anita Anand. Koh-i-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond. London: Bloomsbury, 2017. [Review by A. Banerjee].

Downing, Ben. Queen Bee of Tuscany: The Redoubtable Janet Ross. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013. [Review by A. Banerjee].

Ellenberger, Nancy W. Balfour's World: Aristocracy and Political Culture at the Fin de Siècle. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2015. [Review by Mark Klobas].

Flinders, Stuart. Cult of a Dark Hero: Nicholson of Delhi. London: I. B. Tauris, 2018. [Review by A. Banerjee].

Forman, Ross G. China and the Victorian Imagination: Empires Entiwned. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. [Review by Mia Chen].

Frank, Cathrine O. Law, Literature, and the Transmissison of Culture in England, 1837-1925. Ashgate, 2010. [Review by Jane J. Lee].

Gamble, Cynthia. Wenlock Abbey, 1857-1919: A Shropshire Country House and the Milnes Gaskell Family. Much Wenlock, Shropshire: Ellingham Press, 2015. [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Gilbert, Helen, and Chris Tiffin. Burden or Benefit? Imperial Benevolence and Its Legacies. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2008. [Review: "Imperial and Postimperial Rhetorics of Benevolence" by Andrzej Diniejko].

Griffin, Emma. Liberty’s Dawn: A People’s History of the Industrial Revolution.. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. [Review by Tony Schwab].

Goodlad, Lauren M. E. Victorian Literature and the Victorian State: Character and Governance in a Liberal Society. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2003. [Review by George P. Landow].

Hamilton, Sir Edward Walter. The Diary of Sir Edward Walter Hamilton 1885-1906. Ed. Dudley W. R. Bahlman. Hull: University of Hull Press, 1993. [Review by Joe Pilling].

Hardie, James Keir. From Serfdom to Socialism. Introduced and edited by John Callow. London: Lawrence & Wishart, in association with GMB, 2015. [Review by Deborah Mutch].

Harris. Penelope. Robert Owen and the Architect Joseph Hansom: An Unlikley Form of Co-Operation. Redditch, Worcs.: Brewin, 2020. [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Hawkins, Angus. The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby (Volume 1: Ascent, 1799-1851; Volume II: Achievement, 1851-1869). [Review by Joe Pilling].

Heffer. Simon. The Age of Decadence, A History of Britain: 1880-1914. New York, London: Pegasus Books. First published 2018, new edition 2021. [Review by Laurent BVury].

Heffer, Simon. High Minds: The Victorians and the Birth of Modern Britain. London: Random House, 2013. xvii + 878pp. with illustrations and notes. [Review by Ellen Moody].

Hultgren, Neil. Melodramatic Writing: From the Sepoy Rebellion to Cecil Rhodes. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014. [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

The Hungry Stream: Essays on Emigration and Famine. Ed. E. Margaret Crawford. Belfast: the Institute of Irish Studies at the Queen's University of Belfast and the Centre for Emigration Studies at the Ulster-American Folk Park, 1997. [Review by Patrick O'Sullivan].

Hwang, Haewon. London's Underground Spaces: Representing the Victorian City, 1840-1915. Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture. Edinburgh: University Press, 2013. [Review by Deborah Mutch].

Jeal, Tim. Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure. London: Faber, 2011. [Review by A. Banerjee].

Judd, Denis. Palmerston. London: I. B. Tauris, 2015. [Review by Joe Pilling].

Kuhn, William M. Henry & Mary Ponsonby: Life at the Court of Queen Victoria. London: Duckworth, 2003 (now available in a Kindle edition). [Review by Joe Pilling].

Martin, Amy E. Alter-Nations: Nationalisms, Terror, and the State in Nineteenth-century Britain and Ireland. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2012. [Review by George P. Landow].

McCracken, Donal P. ‘You Will Dye at Midnight’: Threatening Letters on Victorian Ireland. Dublin: Eastwood Books, 2021. [Review by George P. Landow]..

Morash, Christopher. Writing the Irish Famine. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. Hardcover, 222 pages. [Review by Patrick O'Sullivan].

Mulholland, Marc. The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary. London: Hutchinson, 2018. [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Murphy, Paul Thomas. Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem and the Modernisation of the Monarchy. London: Head of Zeus, 2012. [Review by A. Banerjee].

Palin, Michael. Erebus: The Story of a Ship. London: Hutchinson, 2018. [Review by Simon Cooke].

Posner, Richard. Law and Literature. 3rd edition. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009. [Review by Robert Barsky].

Potter, Russell A., Regina Koellner, Peter Carney, and Mary Williamson, eds. May We Be Spared to Meet on Earth: Letters of the Lost Franklin Arctic Expedition. Montreal & Kingston: McGill University Press, 2022. [Review by Simon Cooke].

Roberts, Andrew. Salisbury, Victorian Titan. 1st ed. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999. Now available in paperback from Faber, 2010. 984pp. [Reviewed by Joe Pilling].

Sanders, Mike. The Poetry of Chartism: Aesthetics, Politics, History. Cambridge, 2009. [Reviewed by John Plotz]

Schramm, Jan-Melissa. The “Atonement and Self-sacrifice in Nineteenth-Century Narrative. Cambridge, 2012. [Review by Christine Kreuger].

Sinnema, Peter W. The Wake of Wellington: Englishness in 1852. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006 [Review by George P. Landow].

Vanden Bossche, Chris. Reform Acts: Chartism, Social Agency, and the Victorian Novel, 1832-1867. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 2014. [Review by Andrzej Diniejko].

Worboys, Michael, Julie-Marie Strange, and Neil Pemberton. The invention of the Modern Dog: Breed and Blood in Victorian Britain. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. [Review by Jacqueline Banerjee].

Whyte, William. Redbrick: A Social and Architectural History of Britain’s Civic Universities. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. [Review by Hugh Clout].

Wilson, A. N. Victoria: A Life. London: Atlantic Books, 2014. [Review by Joe Pilling].

Young, Paul. Globalization and the Great Exhibition: The Victorian New World Order. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009 [Review by Tanya Agathocleous].

Related Exhibitions

“Questions Hidden in Plain Sight, a review of Empresses of China’s Forbidden City” at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts [Reviewed by George P. Landow].

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