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Prof Bill Schwarz BA(York)

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Position
Senior Lecturer - Eng & Drama
School / Institute
School Of English & Drama
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Work Number
+44 20 7882 3341
Expertise
  • America
  • Caribbean
  • Literature
  • US
My research focuses on postcolonial history, looking in particular at the end of Britain's empire. At present I am writing a three-volume history entitled Memories of Empire; the first volume, The White Man's World, won the Longman-History Today prize for 2013. I also work on historiographical questions concerning the conceptual underpinnings of postcolonial history, and on the relations between history and memory.
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