Articles tagged world history

Identity Is a Provocative Spectre Throughout Noel Malcolm’s ‘Agents of Empire’

In Noel Malcolm's important microhistory, we encounter complex individuals who appear resistant to simple categories, generalizations, or identifications.

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Ancient Worlds: A Global History of Antiquity by Michael Scott

We are invited to adjust our angle of vision to consider multiple ancient worlds in Central Asia, India, and China.

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Whatever Happened to Tanganyika? by Harry Campbell

Naming is an act of power, and Harry Campbell does not hesitate to call out some of the name-bestowers for their arrogance.

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Days That Shook the World: The Complete First Season

Popular history tends to fetishize specific dates and the events they denote at the expense of a larger historical context and its cultural significance.

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The Diary of Petr Ginz: 1941-1942 by Peter Ginz

A small story of everyday barbarity.

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Trevor Noah on the Biracial Divide

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"The indelible experiences of Trevor Noah's past have been parlayed into his memoir, Born a Crime, a history of a life living under racial divide.

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