This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Clock showing the time the Bolsheviks seized power on October 26 1917, Winter Palace, St Petersburg, via Verso Books.

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From feminism, fascism, and frogs to the end(s) of the international order, 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

Claude McKay speaking in the Throne Room of the Kremlin, The Crisis magazine, 1923, via Verso Books.

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From Russia’s imperial amnesia to 21st-century American slavery, 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

Illustration by Brian Stauffer, New Yorker.

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

From reviving the East India Company to questioning whether the American Revolution was a good idea, 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

Olga Lehmann, 1943

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

From inside Britain’s secret underground Cold War city to why we need international history, 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 rethinking Cold War Burma to Brexit and the World Wars, 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 when America bombs countries to save them to why the French presidential candidates are arguing about their colonial history, 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

Ghana’s first post-independence president, Kwame Nkrumah, was overthrown in a US-backed military coup in 1966 [AP]

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

From neocolonialism in Africa to when humanitarianism became imperialism, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history. Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”