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Monthly Archives: November 2011

November 2011: John MacKenzie

John MacKenzie is the Featured Scholar for November 2011. To read more about John MacKenzie please visit his website at

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Legacy of Lucian Freud

Rebecka Black, Op-Ed Columnist November 2011 According to the Huffington Post on 14 October 2011, a small portrait of a young boy painted by the late Lucian Freud, who passed away in July 2011, has sold for £3.2 million to an anonymous bidder. Boy’s Head, painted in 1952, depicts Freud’s neighbor Charlie Lumley who became a […]

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November 2011 – Paul Addison’s “No Turning Back”

Reviewed by:  Adrian Smith, University of Southampton Paul Addison. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 352 pp. £18.99 (hardback). In recent years pre-Blair Britain has been well served by serious historians: David Kynaston and Peter Hennessy are both two volumes in to their award-winning panoramas of the postwar era; Brian Harrison can boast his prescient two-part […]

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November 2011

In this issue: I.    Special Offer: Purchase or Renew Your Membership for 2012 Before 2 December and Save! II.   The British Scholar Society Website is getting a Facelift III.  Call for Monthly Op-Ed Writers IV.  Introducing the Speakers’ Corner Feature V.   “Empire State of Mind: Articulations of British Culture in the Empire, 1707-1997” VI.  Book of the Month VII. Featured Scholar

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