techniques upon established views of European prehistory, and the collapse of the old 'diffusionist' view. The second applies a new framework of explanation to the earliest phases of European pre-history. A. J. P. Taylor, Essays in English History (Penguin Books, 1976. Pp. 335. 95p). A collection of the author's more celebrated vignettes ranging from Oliver Cromwell to Winston Churchill and (the title notwithstanding) Lloyd George. Margaret Morris (ed.), The General Strike (Penguin Books, 1976. Pp. 479, plates 8. Paperback, £ 1.50). An excellent new examination of the nine days of 1926, viewed both at the national and the local levels. Amongst the studies of the impact of the strike in the different regions is an admirable account of the pattern of events in Pontypridd, by Mr. E. Watts Edwards. The editors gratefully acknowledge receipt of exchange copies of the following journals: Irish Historical Studies, XIX, No. 74 (September 1974); XIX, No. 75 (March 1975) and XIX, No. 76 (September 1975). Revue Romaine d'Histoire, Tome XIV, Nos. 1-4 (1975) and Tome XV, Nos. 1-2 (Janvier-Juin 1976), published by Académie des Sciences Sociales et Politiques de la Republique Socialiste de Roumanie, Bucharest. Mrs. Sunter Harrison's Four Baronets of Emral and Emral Hall (reviewed, ante, VIII, No. 2, 245) is priced at fl.35. ERRATUM ante, VIII, No. 2, 196: for 'Woltadt', read 'Wohlthat'.