Articles tagged world history

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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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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