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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Kathleen Burk’s Lecture


Come join The British Scholar Society and the Centre for Contemporary British History for Kathleen Burk’s Lecture on 6 July at King’s College London

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June-July 2011: Churchill’s Children: The Evacuee Experience in Wartime Britain

Review by:  Martin Parsons, University of Reading John Welshman. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 368 pp. $32.95 (hardcover). I found this an enjoyable book to read. It is well written and easy to digest and it is a good social account of the time, based to a large extent on the memories of those who […]

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June-July 2011: Ashley Jackson

1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? History at school was enjoyable, though an ‘O’ level curriculum dominated by spinning jennies and Norfolk four course crop rotation led me to make sheep’s eyes at those in another class whose course focused on foreign policy and warfare. I was very keen […]

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