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Rewilding Time in the Vale do Côa

Rethinking Historical Time : New Approaches to Presentism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019


...Opening For much of the twentieth century, both history and ecology were understood to be entities with a certain structure and orientation – gradually progressing along more or less linear paths towards states of increasing...

Many Faces of Slaveholding Sephardim

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020


...East of the Atlantic During the period that Europe underwent its expansion to the shores of Africa and the western Atlantic, a book on Jewish practices devoted a brief...

The Philby Affair

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

I.B. TAURIS, 2014


...Kim Philby, Trevor-Roper’s former colleague in SIS, had been under suspicion by MI5 since 1951 when he sent a warning to Donald Maclean that he was about to be arrested. In 1955 the suspicion became public knowledge when Philby was accused...

Debating the End of Empire: Exceptionalism and its Critics

Dane Kennedy

Dane Kennedy is Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University and Director of the National History Center, USA. His recent publications include How Empire Shaped Us (with Antoinette Burton, 2016), Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction (2016), and The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Imperial History Wars : Debating the British Empire

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017


...Between 2006 and 2015 I was a member of the faculty that ran the International Decolonization Seminar under the leadership of Wm. Roger Louis. Every July but one during those ten years I got ­acquainted with 15 talented early career...