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Monthly Archives: May 2010

May- June 2010

In this issue: I. Professor A. G. Hopkins from the University of Texas at Austin to deliver the 2011 II. Professor Peter Clarke to deliver the 2011 Conference Opening Lecture III. Two Volume Special Offer Membership available until 31 August 2010 IV. Reminder: Proposals for the 2011 British Scholar Annual Conference due by 12 July […]

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Painting Out of the Ordinary

Review by: Ian Miller, University of Manchester David H. Solkin, Painting Out of the Ordinary: Modernity and the Art of Everyday Life in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008). In Painting out of the Ordinary, David Solkin demonstrates that the early nineteenth-century London art world was taken by storm by the work […]

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Making Ireland Irish

Review by: Ellen Furlough, University of Kentucky Eric G. D. Zuelow, Making Ireland Irish: Tourism and National Identity since the Irish Civil War, (Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2009). Eric Zuelow’s well written and researched book examines the creation of Ireland’s tourism industry. He argues for tourism’s significance as a venue for Irish people […]

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May-June 2010: Andrew Thompson

Andrew Thompson Professor of Imperial and Global History, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of Leeds 1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? I had two inspirational history teachers at school, Steven Smith and Robert Griffiths – together they fired my imagination, especially during the 6th form. In fact, History classes were […]

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