Volume 73 Issue 11 November 2023

Confinement by Jessica Cox review

Confinement: The Hidden History of Maternal Bodies in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Jessica Cox looks at the engine of the Victorian population boom: motherhood.

On the Spot: Erik Linstrum

‘In the US, people often think of British history as quaint or niche, instead of a central force in the making of global modernity.’