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Broadly Speaking: An Interview with Zvi Ben-Dor Benite

Zvi Ben-Dor Benite in discussion with Alec Israeli about his recent JHI article.

Empire of Abstraction: British Social Anthropology in the “Dependencies”

by guest contributor Nile A. Davies

Legacies of British Slave Ownership: Thoughts on British Imperial History and Public Memory

by Emily Rutherford Last week, I was meant to be teaching the women’s suffrage movement to my modern British history discussion section, but my students only wanted to talk about one thing: Prime Minister David Cameron visited Jamaica last week,… Continue Reading →

Why Are All the Costume Dramas Edwardian?, or, History and Popular Memory

by Emily Rutherford When the World War I-era miniseries Parade’s End, based on the novels of Ford Madox Ford, was being broadcast on the BBC, a British friend asked me, “Why are all the costume dramas Edwardian?” It’s true: the… Continue Reading →

Intellectual “Entanglements” and the Status of Modern British History

by Emily Rutherford In my post about the History Manifesto last week, I wrote that one of the things I want to explore on this blog is the “crisis” in which the national history of modern Britain has found itself… Continue Reading →

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