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We've teamed up with ebrary/EBL to launch 200 of our multi-volume Major Works in electronic form. A full list of available titles can be found here.

 

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Domestic Fiction in Colonial Australia and New Zealand is the latest title in our series Gender and Genre and explores attitudes to colonialism, imperialism and race in colonial domestic literature.

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Domestic

Vernon Lee was a prolific author, recognized in the 1880s and 1890s for her contributions to the history of eighteenth-century Italian art and culture and the Aesthetic Movement. This scholarly edition of Lee’s letters are representative of the full range of her correspondence and reflect her interest in psychology, literature, cosmopolitanism, pacifism, art and architecture and Italian history.

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Writing on his blog, our author Ian Miller reviews two new titles from the Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine series.

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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.

Latest reviews

'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.'
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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.

Conferences

17 – 19 July
Kingston, UK
Society of the Early Americanists' Special Topics Conference
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8 – 12 October
Frankfurt, Germany
Frankfurt Book Fair
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16 – 19 October
New Orleans, LA, USA
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference
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6 – 9 November
Chicago, IL, USA
History of Science Society Conference
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