What We're Reading This Week
Pankaj Mishra, "Liberalism according to the Economist", The New Yorker.
Emma Kluge, "How the world failed West Papua in its campaign for independence", The Conversation
Callum Kelly, "The Bodleian Shuinjō: Early English Trade with Japan, 1613-1623", Oxford and Empire
Tom Almeroth-Williams, "Pride & prejudice at high altitude", University of Cambridge
Toby Green, "Africa, in its fullness", Aeon
Ndongo Samba Sylla, "The franc zone, a tool of French neocolonialism in Africa", New Frame
Keith B. Richburg, "Bird Flu, Sars, China coronavirus. Is history repeating itself?", The South China Morning Post.
Casey Cep, "The Fight to Preserve African American History", The New Yorker
Kenan Malik, "No history, no languages… the end of humanities only deepens divides", The Guardian.
Antony Taylor, "Opposing the royals: a brief history of republicanism in Britain", History Extra
Mohammed Elnaiem, "What Was the Black International?", JSTOR Daily
Jorge L. Giovannetti-Torres, "Britain's Forgotten Citizens", History Today