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English Arbitration and Mediation in the Long Eighteenth Century (History of Arbitration and Mediation)

30 May 2020

by Derek Roebuck, Francis Calvert Boorman and Rhiannon MarklessPublisher: HOLO Books, The Arbitration Press (2019)I haven't written a blog for over 2 years, primarily because I was...

Susanna Hoe and Derek Roebuck (2018) Women in Disputes: A History of European Women in Mediation and Arbitration, Oxford: HOLO Books.

17 March 2018

In 2017 I was fortunate to meet and work with wife and husband team Susanna Hoe and Derek Roebuck. Susanna is an established writer in the field of women’s history and Derek is...

Book Review: Alison Eatwell (2017) Crime, Clemency and Consequence in Britain 1821-1839: A Slice of Criminal Life, Barnsley, W. Yorkshire: Pen & Sword History.

10 January 2018

  Alison Eatwell has an easy narrative style which she uses to good effect in this study of early nineteenth-century petitions for clemency, which were laid before the Home...

Book Review: Same Sex Love

18 October 2017

Gill Rossini (2017) Same Sex Love: A History and Research Guide, Barnsley: Pen and Sword History It is 50 since the Sexual Offences Act 1967 decriminalised homosexual acts between...