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Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Eagle and the Crown

Review by: Walter L. Arnstein, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Frank Prochaska, The Eagle and Crown: Americans and the British Monarchy, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008). Dr. Frank Prochaska’s purpose is both to illustrate and to attempt to explain a tendency that “has cast a long shadow across American history, leaving a legacy that […]

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July- August 2010

In this issue: I. T. M. Devine named Chair of The British Scholar Society Advisory Board II. Sign Up for the Two Volume Special Membership in The British Scholar Society before 31 August and Save III. Book of the Month – July-August 2010 IV. Featured Scholar – July-August 2010 I. T. M. Devine named Chair […]

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July-August 2010: Philip Murphy

Philip Murphy Professor of British and Commonwealth History, Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies 1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? I’ve been interested in history for as long as I can remember, but what absolutely obsessed me as a teenager was politics. The early ‘80s was such a […]

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