This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Europeans such as the Spanish explorers shown here brought germs, as well as slavery, to the Americas. Photograph: Rex

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From what happens when a bad-tempered, distractable doofus runs an empire to how our colonial past altered the ecobalance of an entire planet, 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

William Blake. Europe, [Frontispiece]. 1794. New York Public Library.

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From runaway slaves to the Bentham papers, a special digital archival edition of 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

Black Dwarf, May 1970.

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From rethinking the ‘colonial’ in Colonial America to decolonising human rights, 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

An 1883 advertisement for land in western Canada.

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

From Australia’s ‘1968’ to the globalization of American racial exclusion, 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

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Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From Europe’s tomahawk chops to forgetting Karl Marx, 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

Black propaganda? An engraving depicting conquistadors torturing natives of Florida in their determination to find gold. Photograph: Print Collector/Getty Images

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From theorizing global urban history to debating the legacy of 1968 in France, 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

Photo courtesy of Lee Karen Stow

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

From how American racism influenced Hitler to the Commonwealth’s secret nuclear bomb, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history. Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”