James Poskett

Historian of science, empire and print


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Articles

‘Phrenology, correspondence, and the global politics of reform, 1815–1848’, The Historical Journal, 2 (2017), pp. 409-442.

‘National types: the transatlantic publication and reception of Crania Americana (1839)’, History of Science, 53 (2015), pp. 264-295.

‘Sounding in silence: men, machines and the changing environment of naval discipline, 1796–1815’, The British Journal for the History of Science, 48 (2015), pp. 213-232.

‘Forgotten dreams: recalling the patient in British psychotherapy, 1945–1960’, Medical History, 59 (2015), pp. 241-254.

Reviews

‘Sebastian Conrad, What is Global History? (Princeton, NJ, 2016)’, Itinerario, 40 (2016), pp. 334-335.

‘William Burns, The Scientific Revolution in Global Perspective (Oxford, 2015)’, The British Journal for the History of Science, 48 (2015), pp. 689-690.

‘David Lambert, Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen's African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery (Chicago, 2013)’, Reviews in History, review no. 1655 (2014).

‘Bernard Lightman, Gordon McOuat, and Larry Stewart (eds), The Circulation of Knowledge between Britain, India and China (Brill, 2013)’, The British Journal for the History of Science, 47 (2014), pp. 567-569.