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February 2011

In this issue: I. Professor Kathleen Burk to speak in The British Scholar Society Lecture Series – 6 July 2011, King’s College London II. The Conference Opening Lecture Renamed the Frank M. Turner Memorial Lecture III. 2011 British Scholar Annual Conference Icebreaker Just Announced IV. Details of Professor Reba Soffer’s Lecture at the 2011 British […]

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A Genius for Deception

Review by: Stephen Badsey, University of Wolverhampton Nicholas Rankin, A Genius for Deception: How Cunning Helped the British Win Two World Wars, (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009). Despite its title, A Genius for Deception deals only occasionally with the big issues of British deception and intelligence during the First and Second World Wars (or […]

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February 2011: Susan Pedersen

Susan Pedersen Professor of History, Columbia University 1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? I have to confess that I really became a British historian in a serious way after I was hired to teach British history. My initial interest in British history was pretty instrumental: I was interested in […]

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