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American Exceptionalism

Philip Webb was a British architect known as a founder of the Arts and Crafts movement and also a key member of the Pre-Raphaelite circle. This comprehensive selection from Webb’s surviving letters includes many important and previously unpublished letters to some of his closest associates.

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Part IV of The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant has been positively reviewed by Review 19.

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Pickering & Chatto publishes for the international academic community within the humanities and social sciences. Our editions are highly acclaimed and widely reviewed and we provide a first-rate publishing experience to the academics who work with us.

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'A monumental work of editorial labour [the series] offers an invaluable insight into the complicated gender politics of print culture in the late eighteenth century, and contributes to general conversations about the relationship between gender, genre and the literary marketplace.'
The BARS Review on Romantic Women Writers Reviewed. Read the full review here.


'Greenfield is to be congratulated for the ambitious scope of the volume and for drawing together scholars of a variety of different fields.'
The BARS Review on Interpreting Sexual Violence, 1660–1800. Read the full review here.


'This ambitious, meticulously researched and wide-ranging study is likely to be of most use to critically engaged scholars of Austen ... [it] provides some genuinely new close readings, and insightful comments on much-read and discussed novels.'
The BARS Review on Jane Austen's Civilized Women. Read the full review here.


'improves our understanding of the role of annotation in the literature of the Romantic period ... [and] lays foundations for further studies devoted to the subject of the relations between print and national and colonial discourse.'
The BARS Review on Romantic Marginality. Read the full review here.


'provides an impressively knowledgeable and comprehensive assessment of the understanding of old age throughout the early modern period and across Europe.'
Jennifer Evans, Early Modern Medicine on Old Age and Disease in Early Modern Medicine. Read the full review here.


'well written and fascinating ... a valuable contribution not only to the history of Antarctic expeditions but also to the history of European expansion overseas.'

Imperial & Global Forum on Class and Colonialism in Antarctic Exploration, 1750–1920. The full review can be found here.

'by making all of the "Chronicles available", Pickering & Chatto allows scholars to both read and appreciate the stories individually and to consider the recurring characters, thematic similarities, and plot continuities that make them a series.'
Review 19 on The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant, Part IV. Read the full review here.


'We should be grateful to the editors of this collection for bringing together so much of this extraordinarily prolific woman's work, and for doing so in a form that reveals her as both intensely Victorian and surprisingly modern.'
Review 19 on The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant, Part III. Read the full review here.


'its value to future research is to be lauded providing, as it does, so much empirical and anecdotal evidence on the subject.'
Mad, bad and desperate - crime and insanity in Victorian England on Institutionalizing the Insane in Nineteenth-Century England. Read the full review here.


'provides a fascinating and important historical backdrop to current debates in Chinese mental health care.'
Ian Miller, Digesting the Medical Past on Psychiatry and Chinese History. The full review can be found here.


'offers a provocative, meticulously researched and thoughtfully written account of regional hospital development in the pre-NHS period.'
Ian Miller, Digesting the Medical Past on The Politics of Hospital Provision in Early Twentieth-Century Britain. Read the full review here.


'a fresh and engaging perspective to a voyage that grants glimpses of a changing world.'
Imperial & Global Forum on Baudin, Napoleon and the Exploration of Australia. The full review can be found here.

Rebekah Higgitt writes about her thoughts on our new title, The Age of Scientific Naturalism on The Guardian. Read the article here.


'I’ve found Institutionalizing the Insane to be a tremendously effective, informative book.'
Joanne Bailey Muses on History on Institutionalizing the Insane in Nineteenth-Century England. Read the full review here.


'These volumes are necessary: not merely to complete and correct the the late twentieth-century rehabilitation of this understandably pugnacious writer who valued her own "savage, stubborn will", but more importantly, to demonstrate all the things it is that her poems know.'
The Times Literary Supplement on The Collected Works on Ann Yearsley. Read the full review here.


'undoubtedly fills a gap in the historiography of the English Reformation, and will be of use to graduate and undergraduate students alike in History and English Literature.'
H-WRBI on Angels and Belief in England, 1480–1700. Read the full review here.

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