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Monthly Archives: February 2008

February 2008 – Malcolm Murfett

1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? MM: It certainly wasn’t at school. I remember our history lessons as being amongst the most tedious episodes of the entire week. Our teachers taught without enthusiasm and appeared incapable of rousing their long suffering charges from the torpor of their monotonous rote […]

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The English National Character

Review by: Antoine Capet University of Rouen (France) The English National Character : The History of an Idea from Edmund Burke to Tony Blair , Peter Mandler, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006), 348 pages It is impossible to do justice to such a rich monograph in a review of limited length. As he explains […]

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