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Monthly Archives: October 2008

October 2008: Philippa Levine

Philippa Levine Co-Director of British Studies, Mary Helen Thompson Centennial Professorship in the Humanities, University of Texas at Austin 1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? I went to university with the intention of training as a lawyer. In my native Britain, law is an undergraduate degree. I was lucky […]

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Cardigan Bay

Review by: Wm Roger Louis, University of Texas at Austin John Kerr, Cardigan Bay (San Antonio: Corona Publishing Company, 2008), 344 pp. As a work-a-day archival historian, I am generally allergic to historical fiction. But occasionally I discover a novel that reaches into the minds of contemporaries in a way that historians themselves cannot match […]

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