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May 2011

In this issue: I.    The New Look of The British Scholar Society website II.   Consider a tax-deductible donation to The British Scholar Society III.  Update on The British Scholar Society Lecture Series IV.  The “Essential Relationship”? V.   “In the Public Eye” VI.  Book of the Month VII. Featured Scholar I.  The New Look of The British Scholar Society website […]

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May 2011: Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon

1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? I was born in the seaside town of Blackpool in the northwest of England, although after a short-stint in Rochdale (Greater Manchester) found myself in the Tynedale area of Northumberland by my fifth birthday. Here I have my parents to thank for my […]

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May 2011: Trials of the Diaspora: A History of Anti-Semitism in England

Review by: Hannah Farmer, University of Southampton Anthony Julius. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. 811 pp. £25 (hardcover). Anthony Julius’s book, Trials of the Diaspora, is advertised as the first ever comprehensive history of anti-Semitism in England, from medieval times to the present. Such an extensive topic demands extensive discussion, and Julius achieves this, with […]

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