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Monthly Archives: April 2011

First Documentary Now Available

The first documentary in our Preface series is now available on YouTube.  This documentary features Professor Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon of the University of Arkansas discussing Britain’s counterinsurgency wars during the era of decolonization.  We invite you to watch it by visiting our Documentaries webpage at

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Imperial Endgame

Imperial Endgame: Britain’s Dirty Wars and the End of Empire by Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon is the first book in our Britain and the World book series with Palgrave Macmillan.  It will be published on 6 May 2011 in the UK.  If you want further information on Imperial Endgame or any of the other books in our series please […]

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Big Ben: The Great Clock and the Bells at the Palace of Westminster

Review by:  Dominic Janes, University of London Chris McKay. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 288 pp. $75 (hardcover).  A history of the clock tower at the Houses of Parliament in London is a very worthy enterprise. Big Ben, the largest bell in the tower is amongst the most famous bells in the world, just as […]

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April 2011

In this issue: Article in the Guardian newspaper features first book in the Britain and the World series Introducing Preface: The British Scholar Society Documentary Series on YouTube The 2011 Conference Wrap-up New Facebook page, Twitter feed, and Vimeo page for The British Scholar Society 2012 Conference to be held at the University of Edinburgh, 21-23 […]

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