Transactions: latest reviews

There’s sometimes an unavoidable delay between our receiving book reviews, and their formal publication in the next issue of the Transactions. We therefore post selected items here, to give readers an early sight of them.

  • Mark Glancy, Cary Grant, The Making of a Hollywood Legend, Oxford Cultural Biographies (OUP 2020)review by J Stevens
  • John Briggs (Ed): Open to God, Open for All: The History of Tyndale Baptist Church, Bristol 1868-2018. (Tyndale Baptist Church and The Baptist Historical Society, 2018) review by M J Crossley Evans
  • Tom Moore, A Biography of Power: Research and Excavations at the Iron Age ‘oppidum’ of Bagendon, Gloucestershire 1979-2017, (Oxford, Archaeopress Archaeology 2020)review by Tim Copeland
  • Roger Leech and Pamela Leech (eds), The Colonial Landscape of the British Caribbean, (The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology Monograph 11. Boydell, Woodbridge 2021) – review by James Hodsdon
  • Andrew Adonis, Ernest Bevin, Labour’s Churchill, (Biteback, 2020) – review by William Evans
  • Alistair Marshall, Excavation, analysis and interpretation of early Bronze Age barrows at Guiting Power, Gloucestershire (Archaeopress, 2020) – review by Timothy Darvill
  • Anthea Jones, Johannes Kip: the Gloucestershire engravings (Hobnob Press (in association with Gloucestershire Gardens and Landscape Trust), 2021) – review by Richard Coates
  • Helen Doe, SS Great Britain, Brunel’s Ship, Her Voyages, Passengers and Crew    (Amberley, Stroud, 2019) – review by William M Fowler
  • Rose Hewlett (ed.), The Gloucestershire Court of Sewers 15831642 (BGAS Gloucestershire Record Series, Volume 35, 2020)review by Nicholas Herbert
  • Alec Hamilton, Arts and Crafts Churches (Lund Humphries, 2020) – review by Janet Sinclair

Disclaimer: the trustees of the Society are not responsible for any statement made or opinion expressed in these reviews; the reviewers alone are responsible for their reviews. No alteration to these reviews will be considered unless to correct an error of a purely factual nature.