Category: The Blog

What We’re Reading This Week

Diego Rivera, Agrarian Leader Zapata, 1931 (Source: MOMA)

Sean Phillips

David Edgerton, “A misremembered Empire“, Tortoise Media

Heidi Tworek, “Information Warfare is Here to Stay”, Foreign Affairs

Rob Gilhooly, “Defining the Heisei Era: Just how peaceful were the past 30 years?“, The Japan Times

Editorial Board, “In Paraguay, Long a Haven for Corruption, Popular Protests Get Results“, New York Times.

David Agren, “Mexico battles over legacy of revolutionary Emiliano Zapata“, The Guardian

Yehor Brailian

Alexander Lee, “Jerk, an Authentic Taste of Jamaican Liberty“, History Today

Madhuri Karak, “Mahatma Gandhi, Master Mediator“, JSTOR DAILY

Adam Higginbotham, “Chernobyl: 7 People Who Played a Crucial Role in the World’s Worst Nuclear Disaster“, History Today

Dexter Govan

Michael Sonenscher, “The Politics of Old Europe“, LBR Blog 

Zeinab Badawi, “Women, hopeful for change, are driving Sudan’s uprising”Financial Times 

Michael Prodger, “An act of faith: resurrecting Notre Dame“, New Statesman

Joan Redmond, “My London history students’ knowledge of Ireland is, at times, shocking“, Irish Times 

Anna Coote, “Universal basic income doesn’t work. Let’s boost the public realm instead“, The Guardian

What We’re Reading This Week

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Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Winter Scene with a Bird-trap, 1601
(Source: Wikipedia Commons)

Joshua Milstein

Susan Pedersen, “I Want to Love It[Review of Richard J. Evans, Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History], LRB

Beda Magyar, “Hungary is Lost,Zeit Online

Yoav Di-Capua, “Making the Arab World: A Review [Di-Capua Reviews Fawaz Gerges],” LA Review of Books

James Parker

Mihir BoseAmritsar, 100 Years On, Remains an Atrocity Britain Cannot be Allowed to Forget,” The Guardian

Marwan Bishra, “The Art of Revolution: What Went Right in Sudan and Algeria,” Al Jazeera

Alyssa Battistoni, “States of Emergency: Imagining a Politics for an Age of Accelerated Climate Change,” The Nation

Ben Parker, “Rwanda: What Humanitarians Need to Remember 25 Years OnThe New Humanitarian

Liat Spiro

Darren Byler, “Ghost World,” Logic

Dagomar Degroot, “Did European colonisation precipitate the Little Ice Age?” Aeon 

Isra Syed, “Neoliberal Encasement Infrastructure: The Case of International Organization Sovereign Immunity,” LPE Blog

Adam Tooze, “Is this the end of the American century?” LRB

Fei-Hsien Wang, “Why the Chinese Government has blocked the nation’s most popular soap operas,” Washington Post

What We’re Reading This Week

John Gast:, American Progress, 1872 (Source: Wikipedia)

Collin Bernard

Christopher Clark, “Why should we think about the Revolutions of 1848 now?LRB

Jedediah Britton-Purdy, “Infinite Frontier: The Eternal Return of American Expansionism,” The Nation

Nan Enstad, “Debunking the Capitalist Cowboy,” The Boston Review

A. Dirk Moses, “‘White Genocide’ and the Ethics of Public Analysis,” Journal of Genocide Research

Martin Crevier

Samuel Moyn, “How to Be a Marxist,” Jacobin

Antoine Xavier-Fournier et Philippe Munch, “Robespierre, un gilet jaune?Le Devoir

Kit Gilet, “Maoism: A Global History – how China exported revolution around the world,” Post Magazine

Matthew Bowser

Erin Blakemore, “The Kashmir Conflict: How Did It Start?” National Geographic

How Has Immigration Changed Britain Since World War II?BBC iWonder

Sugam Pokharel, “60 Years After Exile, Tibetans Face a Fight for Survival in a Post-Dalai Lama World,CNN News

Sean Coughlan, “Last Survivor of US Slave Ships Discovered,BBC News

What We’re Reading This Week

JOSEPH SATISH Nazimuddin Siddiqui, “The Discourse of Doubt: Understanding the Crisis of Citizenship in Assam,” Economic & Political Weekly. Sagar Dhara, “Indian Environmental Movements: Why They Failed or Succeeded, and the Challenges Ahead,” Ecologise. Ramachandra Guha, “The Historian and Chauvinism,” The India Forum. CHRIS SZABLA Rudi Batzell, “Guns Made the State, and the State Made…

What We’re Reading This Week

Dáil Éireann (1921), Blog Imperial & Global Forum.

SEAN PHILLIPS

Christian Mueller, “The Invention of the Silk Road,” Asia Dialogue.

Eric Alterman, “The Decline of Historical Thinking,” The New Yorker.

Jill Lepore, “A New Americanism: Why a Nation Needs a National Story,” Foreign Affairs.

Brahma Chellaney, “The Shackles of History in a Democracy,” The Japan Times.

NATALIE BEHRENDS

Bill McKibben, “The Making of Our Polluted Age,” The Nation.

Wilson Chacko Jacob, “Essential Readings: Gender and Empire,” Jadaliyya.

Colin Dickey, “Companion and Commodity: The Victorian Dog,” LA Review of Books.

Brian Boeck, “Stalin’s Scheherazade,” Longreads.

YEHOR BRAILIAN

Livia Gershon, “How Chocolate Came to Europe,” JSTOR Daily.

Esme Cleall, “Missing Links: The Victorian Freak Show,” History Today.

Darragh Gannon, “January 1919: The Irish Republic, the League of Nations, and a New World Order,” Blog Imperial & Global Forum.

What We’re Reading This Week

Museum of Black Civilizations, Dakar, Senegal.

JOSHUA MILSTEIN

Bart Zantvoort, “On Hartmut Rosa and the Acceleration of Social Change in Modernity,” JHIBlog.

Ahmed Elsayed, “The Battle over the Memory of Egypt’s Revolution,” OpenDemocracy.

JAMES PARKER

Greg Grandin and Elizabeth Oglesby, “Washington Trained Guatemala’s Killers for Decades,” The Nation.

Rosa Schwartzburg and Imre Szijarto, “The Ghosts of a Fascist Past,” Jacobin.

Ciku Kimeria, “Dakar’s Museum of Black Civilizations is a Vital Step for a People Reclaiming Their History,” Quartz Africa.

TIGER ZHIFU LI

Matthew Keough, “AHA Member Spotlight: Vincent Leung,” Perspectives on History.

Justin Parkinson, “Can Anyone ‘Own’ the Moon?,” BBC News.

Kate Bagnall, “Were Chinese Women Naturalized in British Columbia?,” Blog The Tiger’s Mouth.