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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Becoming African in America

Review by: Abigail L. Swingen, Texas Tech University Sidbury, James, Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic, (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007). James Sidbury’s insightful book Becoming African in America explores the emergence of an “African” identity among “African-descended authors and activists living in England and America” during the […]

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August 2009: Jeremy Black

Jeremy Black Professor of History, University of Exeter 1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? I became interested in British history while a schoolboy at Haberdashers’ Aske’s School, the high school I attended. My main motivation was my strong interest in history. 2. Who most influenced your academic development? I […]

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