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Monthly Archives: September 2011

September 2011: Macaulay: The Tragedy of Power

Reviewed by:  Andrew Porter, King’s College London Robert E. Sullivan. Harvard: Belknap Press, 2009. 614 pp. £25 (hardback). What is the purpose of biography? A straight-forward, possibly banal, question, answerable some would say only in terms of the variety of individual biographers and their absence of a common purpose. It may serve to entertain and […]

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September 2011: Margaret MacMillan

1.    Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? It is hard to say. There was no one moment but rather different influences, some of which I was scarcely aware of, which gave me an interest in history in general and also in British history.  I was brought up mainly in Canada so […]

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September 2011

 In this issue: I.    September 2011 issue of Britain and the World now available II.   2nd Notice:  Call for Papers: 2012 British Scholar Conference (Britain and the World) III.  Accommodation Announcement for the 2012 Conference IV.  Dr. Helen Berry to present our next installment of the Lecture Series – 6 December 2011 V.    A Recording of […]

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