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Monthly Archives: April 2007

Imperial Euthanasia?

Review by: Michael R. Anderson University of Texas at Austin Imperial Euthanasia?, Ronald Hyam (Cambridge University Press, 2006), 464 pages Ronald Hyam did it again. Hyam’s Britain’s Imperial Century, 1815-1914, first published more than 30 years ago, remains the single-best historical synthesis of the British Empire at its height. With this new volume, Hyam has […]

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April-May 2007: Gregory A. Barton

1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British and, moreover, imperial history? GB: It is somehow all tied up in my love of travel and adventure. When I was a boy, in Astoria Oregon, ships sailed in from all over the world, mostly from Asia, picking up loads of wheat and lumber. […]

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