This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

St Jerome in His Study, painted by Domenico Ghirlandaio in 1480, shows signs of global trade (Picture: Public domain via Wikipedia)

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From uncovering clues of Renaissance-era globalization to how an anti-totalitarian militant discovered ultranationalism, 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

Rainbow flags at the Flag Day ‘Raise the Rainbow’ march, June 14, 2017, New York City, honoring LGBT rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker, who died in March 2017. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From Guantanamo’s darkest secret to the night the US bombed a Chinese embassy, 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

Imperial theorist J. A. Hobson. Photograph: Elliott & Fry/Getty Images

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From the recent Corbyn-Hobson controversy to global history’s future, 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 THE GLOBE AND MAIL (SOURCE: ISTOCKPHOTO)

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From Trump’s strange new order of economic nationalism to the in-between world of the African Goans, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history.

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This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Paul Robeson in New York with Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, 1957. M.B. Duberman, Paul Robeson.

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From being grounded in the Bandung Era to the African American engineer who got stuck in the USSR for 50 years, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history.

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This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

A mural in Bogside in Derry/Londonderry near the site of the events of Bloody Sunday. murielle29/flickr, CC BY-SA

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From England’s unreadiness for self-government to the continuing divisiveness of Bloody Sunday, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history.

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This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Image taken from page 186 of ‘[Our Earth and its Story: a popular treatise on physical geography. Edited by R. Brown. With … coloured plates and maps, etc.]’ London, 1899. Courtesy of the British Library’s ‘Women of the World‘ digitization project.
Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
Follow on Twitter @MWPalen

From the lost internationalism of Wendell Willkie to a history of authoritarian time changes, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history. Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”