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Monthly Archives: August 2007

John Wilkes

Review by: Susan Somers University of Texas at Austin John Wilkes: The Scandalous Father of Civil Liberty, Arthur H. Cash (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006), 496 pages As a native of rural Wilkes County, North Carolina, I was particularly interested to discover more about the namesake of my hometown in Arthur Cash’s John Wilkes: […]

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August 2007: William Kuhn

1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? WK: My parents took me to live in London for a year when I was 11 years old in the late 1960s. It was a huge trauma. There was a Rolling Stones concert in Hyde Park. My mother wore a see-through blouse. My […]

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