Short Notices is a new feature to highlight books of potential interest to Quaker studies scholars, including non-traditional academic publications, books from local publishers, interesting mentions of Quakers and data-centred texts. We are happy to hear from readers about additional texts that might be included in future:
Susan Armstrong-Reid, ‘Two China “Gadabouts”: Guerrilla Nursing with the Friends Ambulance Unit, 1946–48’, in Helen Sweet and Sue Hawkins (eds), Colonial Caring: A History of Colonial and Post-colonial Nursing (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015), pp. 208–31.
Michael Braddick, The Common Freedom of the People: John Lilburne and the English revolution (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018).
Peter Coutts, Alan Watson and John Watson, The Watsons of Kilconnor, County Carlow, 1650–present (Trowbridge: Paragon Publishing, 2019).
Lindsey Fitzharris, The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine (London: Penguin, 2017).
Jude Harris (ed.), The Journal of Edmund Rack: An Enlightenment Gentleman’s Observations of Georgian Bath (Bath: Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 2018).
George J. Hill, Quakers and Puritans: The Shoemaker, Warren and Allied Families. Ancestors and Descendants of William Toy Shoemaker and Mabel Warren, Who Were Married in Philadelphia in 1895 (Berwyn Heights, MD: Heritage Books Inc., 2018).
Kate Macdonald (ed.), The Conscientious Objector’s Wife: Letters between Frank and Lucy Sunderland, 1916–1919 (Bath: Handheld Press, 2018).