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Reviews in History – New Reviews 7 May 2009

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Three new reviews have been published this week.

Review no. 748, by Sean O’Connell of Queen’s University, Belfast, is of Georgine Clarsen’s recent work on female drivers in the first part of the 20th century, Eat My Dust: Early Women Motorists. Her response can be read here.

Also reviewed (no. 749) is Pamela Crossley’s What is Global History? Iftekhar Iqbal analyses this overview of this field, while here the author clarifies her distinction between global and world history.

Finally (no. 750) Nicholas Morton takes on Norman Housley’s account of the crusades from the perspective of the crusaders themselves, in his review of Fighting for the Cross: Crusading to the Holy Land.

As ever, please feel free to send all comments, including suggestions for books you would like to see on Reviews in History to danny.millum@sas.ac.uk or ihr.reviews@sas.ac.uk.