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March 2008 – James Bamberg

1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? JB: In my early teenage years, during the 1960s, I went to a traditional, very disciplinarian English public school (i.e. a fee-paying school in the private sector), where most of the teaching was very dull, and quite out of touch with the excitement […]

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Environment and Empire

Review by: Brett Bennett University of Texas at Austin Environment and Empire, William Beinart and Lotte Hughes, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007), 320 pages In the 1970s, the environmental historiography of the British Empire was miniscule. What a difference thirty-plus years makes: today, the environmental historiography of the British Empire and Commonwealth is immense, diverse, […]

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