Selected Bibliography

Rosalind Mitchison


In the LRB Archive:

  • Missing Elements · 14 May 1992

    • Strategic Women: How do they manage in Scotland? by Elizabeth Gerver and Lesley Hart
    • A Guid Cause: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in Scotland by Leah Leneman
    • Marriage and Property: Women and Marital Customs in History edited by Elizabeth Craik
    • A Woman’s Claim of Right in Scotland
    • Nationalism in the Nineties edited by Tom Gallagher
    • Cultural Weapons: Scotland and Survival in a New Europe by Christopher Harvie
    • Literature and Nationalism edited by Vincent Newey and Ann Thompson
    • The Invention of Scotland: The Stuart Myth of the Scottish Identity, 1638 to the present by Murray Pittock
    • Scotland: A New History by Michael Lynch
  • Cookson County · 27 June 1991

    • The Hanging Tree by Allan Massie
    • Tiberius: The Memoirs of the Emperor by Allan Massie
    • The Gillyflors by Catherine Cookson
  • Happier Days · 4 April 1991

    • Scottish Voices 1745-1960 by T.C. Smout and Sydney Wood
  • Mending the curtains · 24 January 1991

    • Naomi Mitchison: A Biography by Jill Benton
  • Kind Words for Strathpeffer · 24 May 1990

    • The British Isles: A History of Four Nations by Hugh Kearney
    • Cromartie: Highland Life 1650-1914 by Eric Richards and Monica Clough
    • Jacobitism and the English People, 1688-1788 by Paul Kléber Monod
  • Out of it · 5 April 1990

    • History of Old Age by Georges Minois, translated by Sarah Hanbury Tenison
    • A Fresh Map of Life: The Emergence of the Third Age by Peter Laslett
  • Making and Breaking · 21 December 1989

    • Health, Happiness and Security: The Creation of the National Health Service by Frank Honigsbaum
    • CounterBlasts No 5: Into the Dangerous World by Marina Warner
  • Knowing more · 14 September 1989

    • Poets, Polities and the People by V.G. Kiernan, edited by Harvey Kaye
    • For King and Conscience: John Graham of Claverhouse, Viscount Dundee by Magnus Linklater and Christian Hesketh
  • Nimbying · 31 August 1989

    • Poverty and Welfare in Scotland 1890-1948 by Ian Levitt
    • The Retreat of Tuberculosis 1850-1950 by F.B. Smith
    • Below the Magic Mountain: A Social History of Tuberculosis in 20th-century Britain by Linda Bryder
  • Women and children first · 1 June 1989

    • Wet Nursing: A History from Antiquity to the Present by Valerie Fildes
    • Women and Marriage in 19th-Century England by Joan Perkin
    • Consumer Behaviour and Material Culture in Britain 1660-1760 by Lorna Weatherill
    • Childhood in 19th-Century France: Work, Health and Education among the ‘Classes Populaires’ by Colin Heywood
  • Stewarts on the dole · 10 November 1988

    • Bonnie Prince Charlie by Rosalind Marshall
    • Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Biography by Susan Maclean Kybett
    • Charles Edward Stuart: A Tragedy in Many Acts by Frank McLynn
    • Mary Queen of Scots: A Study in Failure by Jenny Wormald
    • Mary Stewart: Queen in Three Kingdoms edited by Michael Lynch
    • The Shadow of a Crown: The Life Story of James II of England and VII of Scotland by Meriol Trevor
    • The Scottish Tory Party: A History by Gerald Warner
    • The Elgins, 1766-1917: A Tale of Aristocrats, Proconsuls and their Wives by Sydney Checkland
  • Somewhere else · 19 May 1988

    • The Peopling of British North America: An Introduction by Bernard Bailyn
    • Voyagers to the West: Emigration from Britain to America on the Eve of the Revolution by Bernard Bailyn
    • Migration and Society in Early Modern England edited by Peter Clark and David Souden
    • Gypsy-Travellers in 19th-Century Society by David Mayall
  • Clean Clothes · 17 March 1988

    • Scottish Lifestyle 300 Years Ago by Helen Kelsall and Keith Kelsall
    • Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class, 1780-1850 by Leonore Davidoff and Catherine Hall
    • A Lasting Relationship: Parents and Children over Three Centuries by Linda Pollock
  • Nations · 17 September 1987

    • Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism by Benedict Anderson
    • Culture, Identity and Politics by Ernest Gellner
    • The Ethnic Origins of Nations by Anthony Smith
    • Us and Them: A Study of Group Consciousness by W.A. Elliott
  • National Myths · 20 November 1986

    • Domesday Economy: A New Approach to Anglo-Norman History by John McDonald and G.D. Snooks
    • Scottish Literacy and the Scottish Identity: Illiteracy and Society in Scotland by R.A. Houston
    • A History of the Highland Clearances. Vol. II: Emigration, Protest, Reasons by Eric Richards
  • Man and Wife · 22 May 1986

    • Marriage and Love in England: Modes of Reproduction 1300-1840 by Alan Macfarlane
    • For Better, For Worse: British Marriages 1600 to the Present by John Gillis
    • Labour and Love: Women’s Experience of Home and Family 1850-1940 edited by Jane Lewis
  • Fire and Water · 17 October 1985

    • Water Power in Scotland: 1550-1870 by John Shaw
    • The History of the British Coal Industry. Vol. II: 1700-1830, The Industrial Revolution by Michael Flinn and David Stoker
    • Industry and Ethos: Scotland 1832-1914 by Sydney Checkland and Olive Checkland
    • The Jacobite Clans of the Great Glen: 1650-1784 by Bruce Lenman
    • The Prince and the Pretender: A Study in the Writing of History by A.J. Youngson
    • Canna: The Story of a Hebridean Island by J.L. Campbell
  • British Facts · 19 September 1985

    • Social Trends 15 edited by Deo Ramprakash
    • State of the World 1984: A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress toward a Sustainable Society by Lester Brown
    • The Facts of Everyday Life by Tony Osman
    • The State of the Nation: An Atlas of Britain in the Eighties by Stephen Fothergill and Jill Vincent, edited by Michael Kidron
    • British Social Attitudes: The 1985 Report edited by Roger Jowell and Sharon Witherspoon
  • Sewing furiously · 7 March 1985

    • The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker
    • Living the Fishing by Paul Thompson, Tony Wailey and Trevor Lummis
    • By the Sweat of their Brow: Women Workers at Victorian Coal Mines by Angela John
  • Room at the Top · 15 November 1984

    • An Open Elite? England 1540-1880 by Lawrence Stone and Jeanne Fawtier Stone
  • The Great Scots Education Hoax · 18 October 1984

    • The Companion to Gaelic Scotland edited by Derick Thomson
    • Experience and Enlightenment: Socialisation for Cultural Changes in 18th-Century Scotland by Charles Camic
    • Knee Deep in Claret: A Celebration of Wine and Scotland by Billy Kay and Cailean Maclean
    • Education and Opportunity in Victorian Scotland: Schools and Universities by R.D. Anderson
    • Scotland: The Real Divide edited by Gordon Brown and Robin Cook
    • Wealth and Virtue: The Shaping of Political Economy in the Scottish Enlightenment edited by Istvan Hont and Michael Ignatieff
  • Up to Islip · 2 August 1984

    • An Old Man’s Diary by A.J.P. Taylor
  • Gellner’s Grenade · 21 June 1984

    • Nations and Nationalism by Ernest Gellner
  • Northern Lights · 19 April 1984

    • Literature and Gentility in Scotland by David Daiches
    • New Perspectives on the Politics and Culture of Early Modern Scotland edited by John Dwyer, Roger Mason and Alexander Murdoch
    • Adam Smith by R.H. Campbell and A.S. Skinner
    • Sister Peg edited by David Raynor
    • Boswell: The Applause of the Jury 1782-1785 edited by Irma Lustig and Frederick Pottle
    • Muir of Huntershill by Christina Bewley
  • Love, Loss and Family Advantage · 1 September 1983

    • Family Forms in Historic Europe edited by Richard Wall
    • Servants in Husbandry in Early Modern England by Ann Kussmaul
    • The Subversive Family: An Alternative History of Love and Marriage by Ferdinand Mount
  • Washday · 10 January 1983

    • A woman’s work is never done: A History of Housework in the British Isles 1650-1950 by Caroline Davidson
  • Light on a rich country · 17 June 1982

    • The Population History of England 1541-1871: A Reconstruction by E.A. Wrigley and R.S. Schofield
  • South Britain · 1 April 1982

    • The Economic History of Britain since 1700. Vol. 1: 1700-1860 edited by Roderick Floud and Donald McCloskey
    • The Economic History of Britain since 1700. Vol. II: 1860 to the 1970s edited by Roderick Floud and Donald McCloskey
  • Transformation · 21 January 1982

    • Enemies of God: The Witch-Hunt in Scotland by Christina Larner
    • The Enlightenment in National Context edited by Roy Porter and Mikulas Teich
  • Modern Wales · 19 November 1981

    • Rebirth of a Nation: Wales 1880-1980 by Kenneth O. Morgan
  • Carlyle’s Mail Fraud · 6 August 1981

    • The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle: Vol. VIII 1835-1836, Vol. IX 1836-1837 edited by Charles Sanders and Kenneth Fielding
  • Highland Fling · 18 June 1981

    • Clans and Chiefs by Ian Grimble
  • Rosalind Mitchison on the history of Scotland · 22 January 1981

    • Presbyteries and Profits: Calvinism and the Development of Capitalism in Scotland 1506-1707 by Gordon Marshall
    • The Jacobite Risings in Britain, 1689-1746 by Bruce Lenman
  • The British Dimension · 16 October 1980

    • The Life of David Hume by Ernest Campbell Mossner
    • ‘The People Above’: Politics and Adminsitration in Mid-18th-Century Scotland by Alexander Murdoch
    • The Laird of Abbotsford by A.N. Wilson
    • The Strange Death of Scottish History by Marinell Ash
  • Monsieur Montaillou · 7 August 1980

    • The Territory of the Historian by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, translated by Sian Ben
    • Montaillou by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, translated by Barbara Bray
    • Carnival: a People’s Uprising in Romans, 1579-1580 by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, translated by Mary Feeney
  • Portrait of the Scottish Poor · 5 June 1980

    • The State of the Scottish Working Class in 1843 by Ian Levitt and Christopher Smout
  • High Time for Reform · 1 May 1980

    • The Philosophic Radicals: Nine Studies in Theory and Practice, 1817-1841 by William Thomas
  • Simplicity Smith · 6 March 1980

    • A System of Social Science: Papers relating to Adam Smith by Andrew Skinner
  • Lord Eskgrove’s Indecent Nose · 24 January 1980

    • Lord Cockburn: A Bicentenary Commemoration edited by Alan Bell
  • Foremost Economist · 25 October 1979

    • Population Malthus by Patricia James

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