David Cannadine honored in New Year list

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Professor David Cannadine from Reepham has been made a Knight Bachelor for services to scholarship in the New Year honours list, announced today.

Prof Cannadine is a historian of modern British history from 1800 to 2000 in the Centre for Contemporary British History at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London.

He was formerly Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Professor of British History.

Prof Cannadine's work especially focuses on the British aristocracy, urban development and the structure of power in British towns, issues of class in Britain, and the themes of cultural expression and ceremony both within Britain and its empire.

Among his books published are The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy and also Ornamentalism: How the British Saw their Empire.

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