OUHS History Book Reviews

Here are a selection of book reviews which previously appeared in Open History. If you want to read up to date reviews why not join the Society? As a member you will receive a copy of every Open History magazine.


Sicily: Heritage of the World
Dirk Booms and Peter John Higgs


Sacred Britannia: The Gods and Rituals of Roman Britain Miranda
Miranda Aldhouse Green

The Ratline: Love, Lies and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive
Philippe Sands

Righting the Wrong- Mary Macarthur 1880-1921The Working Woman's Champion.
Cathy Hunt


King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa
Adam Hochschild

Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters
Nancy Goldstone

Richard III: Loyalty Binds Me
Matthew Lewis

Sacred Britannia: The Gods and Rituals of Roman Britain
Miranda Aldhouse Green

The Fiddle
Natalie Cumming


The Decline of Serfdom in Late Medieval England; from bondage to freedom.
Mark Bailey

Warriors, Warlords and Saints, the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia.
John Hunt


Jasper: The Tudor Kingmaker
Sara Elin Roberts


Relentless Reformer
Robyn Muncy

Country House Society; The private lives of England's upper class after the First World War.
Pamela Horn

Byzantine Matters
Averil Cameron

After Bush, The Case for Continuity in American Foreign Policy
Timothy J Lynch and Robert S Singh


The Black Prince
David Green

Bath Exposed! Essays on the Social History of Bath 1775-1945
Edited by Graham Davis

Enduring the Great War; Combat, Morale and Collapse in the German and British armies, 1914-1918
Alexander Watson

Decadent LONDON fin de siecle city
Antony Clayton


The Tudor Housewife
Alison Sim