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Book prize for Ismay

Trust Among Strangers: Friendly Societies in Modern Britain (Cambridge University Press) by Associate Professor of History Penelope Ismay, was named co-winner of the 2019 Stansky Book Prize presented by North American Conference on British Studies. The Stansky Book Prize is … Continue reading

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A matter of trust

In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the internal migration of a growing population transformed Britain into a “society of strangers.” The coming and going of so many people wreaked havoc on the institutions through which Britons had previously … Continue reading

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Post-war Britain

The 2017 Adele Dalsimer Memorial Lecture will be presented by Clair Wills, a leading scholar of 20th-century British and Irish literature and society, on Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. in Devlin Hall, Room 101. Her lecture, titled “Digs and Lodging … Continue reading

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