Category: Early Modern and Modern History

The Books of… John D. Grainger

The Books of… John D. Grainger

A longtime Boydell author, John D. Grainger has published no fewer than eight books with us over the past sixteen years. All remain in print, and many are available in… READ MORE

Aesthetic Dissonance and Covid-19

Aesthetic Dissonance and Covid-19

Is Zoom Changing the Way We See? In a recent article in The New Yorker, Naomi Fry began exploring the aesthetic impact of Zoomification as a result of the radical… READ MORE

London Zoo and the Victorians, 1828-1859

London Zoo and the Victorians, 1828-1859

Many strands of history come together in Dr Ito’s book – urban, cultural, social, scientific and imperial – to examine the popularity and impact of London Zoo in its early… READ MORE