This article is available for purchase or by subscription from the Maney Publishing website. Please note that a print copy is held in the Special Collections at Flinders University. The link to Maney Publishing for this record includes additional book reviews.There are a great many different matters discussed, in these excellent volumes, which I cannot here explore or even list. Suffice it to say that the editors have adopted a very comprehensive, wide-ranging approach, aiming for a high academic standard throughout, \ud and that the series is one that one would like to see in any serious library. (Aldershot: Ashgate, 1999 (1); 2002 (2).