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Anthony Fletcher

In The Making of the British Landscape, Nicholas Crane takes us on a remarkable journey through the deep history of these isles. En route...

This volume is a sumptuous art history performance, with as many images as there are pages of text. This shows Caroline, the wife of George II, in...

Malcolm Gaskill offers us hints about what compelled him to write this book. He mentions the ‘astonishing intensity of faith, forbearance and...

When Britain declared war on Germany in August 1914 there was no outbreak of jingoism and no immediate rush to enlist. What Anthony Fletcher finds instead, in letters, diaries and newspapers, is a people who had little comprehension of the profound changes to come.

This powerful new book is a landmark in the historiography of the English Civil War. But the author does not stress this; he is too modest. After...

Anthony Fletcher pays tribute to the great historian of English protestantism, who ventured far and wide in the academic world.

The messages sent by British soldiers of the First World War to their loved ones back home have long been valued for what they tell us about daily life in the trenches. But their authors were often at pains not to reveal too much of the horror they endured. Anthony Fletcher considers what these documents reveal about the men’s inner lives.

Leadership in the Trenches in 2000 was insufficiently noticed. These two powerful books consider men as men, tested in the crucible of the...

Donagan’s plan is straightforward. She begins with the physical and intellectual context of the war, asserting plausibly, in view of the extent of...

Anthony Fletcher delves into the diaries of teenage girls in the Georgian and Victorian eras to explore the little-changing constraints, punishments and occasional delights of being brought up a girl in upper-class Britain before the Great War.