Acknowledgements [chapter]

Claire Eldridge
2016 From empire to exile  
Acknowledgements In the many years it has taken to research and write this book I have incurred innumerable debts. One of the largest of these is to my supervisor, Stephen Tyre. Had he not turned up at the University of St Andrews in my final year of undergraduate studies, my academic career might have taken a very different path. As a supervisor and in the years since I finished my PhD he has been unfailingly encouraging and generous with his time. I was equally lucky that my first job at
more » ... University introduced me to Malcolm Crook whose kindness and guidance made my transition from postgraduate student to lecturer far smoother than it might otherwise have been. Both have been formative influences on me as an academic and I cannot thank them enough. At the University of Southampton working in the interdisciplinary environment of Modern Languages taught me many things, while the History department there generously included me their activities.
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