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Stephen Basdeo

Stephen Basdeo is a historian and writer based in Leeds, UK.

Dom Pedro II: The Emperor of Brazil in the Victorian Periodical Press | Stephen Basdeo

The monarchy of Pedro II, a figure who commanded respect from Conservatives and Liberals, was an ardent abolitionist whose support for the cause spelled the end of his reign.

Remembering Rosemary Mitchell | Stephen Basdeo

The author of numerous scholarly articles and the monograph Picturing the Past, Rosemary was truly a leading scholar. Having retired from Leeds Trinity University in 2019, she then retrained to serve in the Church of England and was due to take up a post as a deacon at a church in Skipton, Yorkshire, but her illness and death prevented this.