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Monthly Archives: July 2009

July 2009

In this issue: I. British Scholar Journal Institutional Subscriptions II. The Ignition of the Ashes III. Remembering the First World War IV. Book of the Month – July 2009 V. Featured Scholar – July 2009 I. British Scholar Journal Institutional Subscriptions As the September 2009 issue of the British Scholar Journal is readied for publication, […]

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The British Left and India

Review by: Aarti Bhalodia, The University of Texas at Austin Owen, Nicholas, The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007). Nicholas Owen’s monograph examines the relationship between the British Left and India’s primary nationalist organization, the Indian National Congress. The book starts in 1885, the founding year of Congress, and […]

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July 2009: Dominic Janes

Dominic Janes Lecturer in Art History at Birkbeck, University of London 1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? Orangutans are to blame. I was adopted by my grandfather who, after years of colonial service, worked as a tropical agriculture consultant for a multi-national company. Since his job took him around […]

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