Critical Bibliography

Blair Worden

  • Seventeenth-Century Britain 1603-1714 by J.S. Morrill
    Dawson, 189 pp, £11.00, May 1980, ISBN 0 7129 0839 0

This book, which seems to have been published somewhat furtively, deserves to be widely known and widely used. The second in a series of ‘Critical Bibliographies in Modern History’ (the first, by David Nicholls, covers the 19th century), it is a handbook for ‘school-teachers, lecturers and students’ who ‘clearly need guidance about what has been coming out, and about whether some beloved work has stood the test of time’. John Morrill has identified a hungry constituency to whom his book will be a godsend.

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