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March 2016 Newsletter

March’s Newsletter includes information on a venue/date change for the 2016 Britain and the World Conference, conference accommodation information, and more.

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March 2016: Western Maternity and Medicine, 1880–1990

For March’s Book of the Month, Jane Adams reviews Janet Greenlees’ and Linda Bryder’s edited volume, Western Maternity and Medicine, 1880-1990.

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Holiday Greetings from The British Scholar Society

The British Scholar Society wishes a happy holiday season to all!

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November 2015 Newsletter

November’s newsletter features the first installation in our “Related Organisations” initiative, comments from the new Editor-in-Chief of our journal, recent activities by our Board members, and more.

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November 2015: Africa, Empire and Globalization: Essays in Honor of A. G. Hopkins

For November’s Book of the Month, James R. Brennan reviews Africa, Empire and Globalization: Essays in Honor of A. G. Hopkins, edited by Toyin Falola and Emily Brownell.

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October 2015 Newsletter

October’s newsletter features the official Call for Papers for the 2016 Britain and the World Conference in London, introductions of the new Editor-in-Chief of our journal and a new member of our Board of Directors, and more.

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October 2015: Victorian Bloomsbury

For October’s Book of the Month, Susie Steinbach reviews Rosemary Ashton’s Victorian Bloomsbury.

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John M. MacKenzie named Editor-in-Chief of Britain and the World

The Board of Directors of The British Scholar Society are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor John M. MacKenzie as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Britain and the World journal.

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Summer 2015 Newsletter

I. Save the Date: 2016 Britain and the World Conference in London We are pleased to announce that the ninth annual Britain and the World Conference will take place at Senate House at the University of London from 23 to 26 June 2016. At this time, we would like to invite our newsletter readers to […]

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Summer 2015: The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution

Faramerz Dabhoiwala, Oxford University Press, 2012. 483 pp. $US 34.95 (hardback) Reviewed by: Satu Lidman, University of Turku This is one of those history books one does not want to put down, as it deals so smoothly with a subject that inevitably touches every human being; sexuality. The author is a gifted storyteller, who has […]

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