Present from the Past

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Her first collection, In a Hare’s Eye, was published by Doire Press in 2015. Dialect describes a language variety where a user's regional or social background appears in his or her use of vocabulary and grammar. Some idea of the seminar's scope will be evident from the following selection of topics addressed at recent meetings: 'A life in Imperial politics: William Beckford (1709-70)’ ‘Three failures and a success: Dublin Castle intelligence and Irish subversives, 1795-1803.’ The modern British state and religion: national days of prayer, 1830-1956’? ‘Nation, party, and politics in the 1840s: the Maynooth grant controversy.’ ‘Empire and the memory of General Gordon, c. 1885 - 1985.’ Since Cambridge has no independent Faculty or Department of Politics (as distinct from Political Science), the study of recent and current affairs falls squarely within this Group's remit.

Pages: 240

Publisher: Andre Deutsch (January 1, 1993)

ISBN: 0233988009

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