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On being requiredto write my first critical book review for an upper level history course I wasfilled with questions as were many of my peers. I was aware that the discourseis different between disciplines and that each discipline has its own uniquerequirements. I also suspected that there was a difference in the objectivesbetween English and History critical book reviews. My suspicions were confirmedas soon as I read some critical history book reviews. The objectives in bookreviews between the disciplines are different animals. The most difficult partof any assignment is understanding what needs to be done, and how.


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A series of 'Modern' History Book Reviews. Books covered include: 1. Sheilagh Ogilvie - Institutions and European Trade: Merchant Guilds, 1000-1800, 2. Andrew C. Thompson - George II, 3. John E. Crowley - Imperial Landscapes: Britain's Global Visual Culture, 4. Jim Smyth, (editor) - Revolution, Counter-Revolution and Union: Ireland in the 1790s, 5. Henry Reeves (editor) - The Grenville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of George IV, King William IV and Queen Victoria, 8 volumes set, 6. T. A. Coghlan - Labour and Industry in Australia: four volumes, 7. Pamela Horn - Young Offenders: Juvenile Delinquency 1700-2000, 8. Louis P. Masur - The Civil War: A Concise History, 9. Hugh McLeod and Werner Ustorf, (eds.) - The Decline of Christianity in Western Europe, 1750-2000, 10. Kathryn S. Olmsted - Real Enemies: Conspiracy Theories and American Democracy, World War I to 9/11, 11. Keith Jeffery - Ireland and the Great War, 12. P. M. H. Bell - Twelve Turning Points of the Second World War.