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Monthly Archives: January 2010

January 2010

In this issue: I. Frank Turner from Yale University to deliver the Conference Opening Lecture II. The 2010 British Scholar Conference Program is now available online III. Making Reservations at the Conference Hotel IV. Using Digital Archives in Research and Classroom Teaching: A Workshop V. Book of the Month – January 2010 VI. Featured Scholar […]

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The Empire Project

Review by: Bernard Porter, University of Newcastle John Darwin, The Empire Project: The Rise and Fall of the British World-System 1830-1970, (Cambridge University Press, 2009). Few of us who admired John Darwin’s massive After Tamerlane. The Global History of Empire Since 1405 (Bloomsbury Press, 2007) will have expected another even bigger book by him out […]

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January 2010: Paul Ward

Paul Ward Co-director of the Academy for the Study of Britishness, University of Huddersfield, UK 1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? I left school at 16, completely uninterested in history, and worked in a low-grade white-collar job for 5 years. I became interested in archaeology and went back to […]

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