This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Dan Mouer in Vietnam in 1966. The magazine was sent by his wife, along with a batch of chocolate chip cookies. New York Times

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From how Playboy explains Vietnam to a more dangerous globalism, 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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The march by the British Union of Fascists through London’s East End that led to the battle of Cable Street, 4 October 1936. Photograph: Derek Berwin/Getty Images

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From the anti-imperial networks of the Global South to the return of the 1930s, 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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A description of the Ohio River, by Thomas Hutchins, the U.S. Geographer. THOMAS HUTCHINS/PUBLIC DOMAIN

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From reconstructing the Chinese empire to America’s case of ‘Tonkin Gulfitis’, 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 the problems with Viceroy’s House to the future of global 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

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

From Tom Hardy’s East India Company to how the Ottoman Empire saw the United States in 1803, 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

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
Follow on Twitter @MWPalen

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
Follow on Twitter @MWPalen

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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