This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

LawBooksLooking for some weekend reading recommendations? Here are some of our top picks from the web this week:

* The Guardian presents fifty years of Kenyan independence in pictures.

* Century Ireland presents this film of Cormac Turner, veteran of the Easter Rising, discussing the 1913 meeting at which the Irish Volunteers were founded.

* Rochelle Ternan offers this thoughtful piece on the unintended consequences of western human rights intervention.

* Samuel Moyn weighs in on the difficult historical relationship between humanitarianism, human rights, and neoliberalism.

* The History News Network has compiled myriad articles commemorating the life of Nelson Mandela.

Other suggested reading? Let us know in the Comments!