This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Frank Brangwyn: The last of the HMS Britannia, c 1917, from 'East meets west: Frank Brangwyn and Yoshijiro Urushibara's collaborations – in pictures'
Frank Brangwyn: The last of the HMS Britannia, c 1917, from ‘East meets west: Frank Brangwyn and Yoshijiro Urushibara’s collaborations – in pictures

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From global Ottomans to transatlantic colonial coutoure, 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

A soap advertisement from the 1880s, sub-titled 'The Chinese Must Go' Credit: Library of Congress
A soap advertisement from the 1880s, sub-titled ‘The Chinese Must Go’ Credit: Library of Congress

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From historicizing Trump’s immigration ban to the not-so-special Anglo-American relationship, 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

UC San Diego Library
UC San Diego Library

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From C. L. R. James’s anti-colonialism to the relevance of Dr. Seuss, 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
Follow on Twitter @MWPalen

From Brexit’s reopening the wounds of empire to the imperial origins of Australia Day, 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

One set of digitized documents from the CIA details results of psychic tests on Uri Geller, where he attempted to copy drawings made by researchers from within a sealed room.
One set of newly accessible documents from the CIA details results of psychic tests on Uri Geller, where he attempted to copy drawings made by researchers from within a sealed room.

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From reviving fantasies of Britain’s imperial past to saying goodbye to the American Century, 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

Human Be-In-A Gathering of the Tribes, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, 14 January 1967.
Human Be-In-A Gathering of the Tribes, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, 14 January 1967.

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From decolonizing Obama to moving beyond liberal internationalism, 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

A silk map of the German/Swiss border, featuring detailed escape instructions and clearly designated “SECRET.” BRITISH LIBRARY/PUBLIC DOMAIN
A silk map of the German/Swiss border, featuring detailed escape instructions and clearly designated “SECRET.” BRITISH LIBRARY/PUBLIC DOMAIN

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

From how refugees have the power to change society to how millions of secret silk maps helped POWs escape captivity, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history.  Continue reading “This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History”