This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From technoglobalism and its discontents to uncovering 21st-century slave auctions, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history. Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”

This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
Follow on Twitter @MWPalen

From how First World War colonial violence came home to what if the Soviet Union hadn’t collapsed, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history. Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”

This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Some members of India’s ruling Hindu rightwing party claim the Taj Mahal does not reflect Indian culture.
Photograph: Pawan Sharma/AP

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
Follow on Twitter @MWPalen

From erasing the Mughals from Indian history to the 70th birthday of the foundation stone of global commerce, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history. Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”

This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

The Eldorado club in Berlin was one of the many popular clubs for ‘homosexuals and transvestites’ visiting the city in the 1920s and early 30s. (c) Germany Federal Republic Archives

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
Follow on Twitter @MWPalen

From the Hollywood Nazi who spied for America to the myth of the spitting anti-war protester, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history. Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”

This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Claudia Jones

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
Follow on Twitter @MWPalen

From how colonial borders still influence the way academics study Africa to the transnational activism of Claudia Jones, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history. Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”

This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Newspaper notice, June 19th, 1942. (Province Newspaper/Vancouver Public Library)

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
Follow on Twitter @MWPalen

From making liberal internationalism great again to why nation-states are good, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history. Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”

This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

The ugliness of colonial power in India emerged at its end with the Bengal Famine and the Partition. Wikimedia Commons

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
Follow on Twitter @MWPalen

From the brutality of colonialism to how studying the Vietnam War has changed, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history. Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”