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Family History and the History of the Family in Colonial Burma

Guest post by Dr. Jonathan Saha, University of Bristol (UK). Jonathan’s excellent blog on colonial Burma can be found here: http://jonathansaha.wordpress.com/ Enjoy! In 1871 Annie Pereira was admitted to the Rangoon lunatic asylum. She was a young woman, in her … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Family Secrets: living with shame from the Victorians to the present day by Deborah Cohen (Penguin, 2013)

Deborah Cohen’s Family Secrets: living with shame from the Victorians to the present day is an engaging and vivacious read. Filled to the brim with well-researched anecdotes and well-chosen illustrations, it is certainly enjoyable. Cohen’s premise is essentially that as … Continue reading

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