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Monthly Archives: May 2008

May-June 2008: Frank Turner

Frank Turner 1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? I grew up in small town in southern Ohio in the 1950s. There was an atmosphere of Midwestern Anglophilia in the years following the war with veterans who had served in England. There was much interest in the coronation in 1953 […]

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Writing, Travel and Empire

Review by: M. Carmen Gomez-Galisteo Universidad de Alcala Writing, Travel and Empire: In the Margins of Anthropology, Peter Hulme and Russell McDougall, eds. (London: I. B. Tauris, 2007), 256 pages Mexican philosopher José de Vasconcelos wrote that both books and travels begin with anxiety and finish with melancholy. This reflects what the writers analyzed in […]

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