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August 2011

In this issue: I.     New Preface Documentary on Thatcher Now Available on YouTube II.   Introducing our new free Online Seminars – Sign Up Today! III.  Call for Papers: 2012 British Scholar Conference (Britain and the World) IV.  New British Scholar Stores V.    Book Series Update VI.  Book of the Month VII. Featured Scholar  I.   New Preface Documentary on Thatcher Now […]

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August 2011: Keith Wrightson

1.  Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? I grew up in the north east of England in the 1950s and 60s. I would like to be able to say that I was inspired by the very visible evidence of the past that you encounter all over that region: pre-historic; Roman; Anglo-Saxon; […]

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Call for Papers: 2012 British Scholar Conference (Britain and the World)

Call for Papers:  2012 British Scholar Conference (Britain and the World)  This serves as a call for papers for the fifth annual British Scholar Conference. The conference will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland from Thursday, 21 June through Saturday, 23 June, 2012.  This marks the first time that the conference will take place away from […]

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August 2011: The Jacobites at Urbino: An Exiled Court in Transition

Review by:  Micah Alpaugh, University of California at Irvine Edward Corp.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.  211 pp.  $75 (hardcover). A sequel to his A Court in Exile: The Stuarts in France, 1689-1718, Edward Corp’s The Jacobites at Urbino follows James III and his retinue across the Alps to their subsequent exile in provincial Italy […]

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