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Sumatran Rice and 'Miracle' Herbs: Local and International Natural Knowledge in Late-Colonial Guatemala
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-04-17)
This paper concerns the local and global knowledge networks in which residents of colonial Central America participated. In the last few decades of Spanish rule (c. 1796–1821), members of the Sociedad Económica de Amigos ...
The People’s Game and the People’s War: Football, Nation and Class in Britain, 1939-1945
The image of World War Two as a ‘people’s war,’ during which a new sense of British national identity was forged, has initiated considerable scholarly inquiry in recent years. Some have argued for a remaking of Britishness ...
History and Football
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018-07-23)
Introduction: The Empire and Commonwealth Games and the Challenge of History
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
This is the introduction to a special issue of the journal Sport in Histiry, dedicated to the British Empire and Commonwealth Games. It provides a survey of the event's history and historiography, raises critical questions ...
Prisoners of Britain: German civilian and combatant internees during the First World War.
(Manchester University Press, 2012)
A Brief History of the Association of Adaptation Studies
(John Benjamins Publishing, 2018-11)
This chapter describes the first decade of the Association of Adaptation Studies through its first chairs: Deborah Cartmell, Jeremy Strong and Imelda Whelehan.
To Make Fools Laugh, and Women Blush, and Wise Men Ashamed: Humour in the English Restoration
Borrowed Words in an Ocean of Objects: Geniza sources and new cultural histories of the Indian Ocean
(Primus Books, 2015-06)
Historical linguistics has much to offer the discipline of history. While recent work on the prehistory of Indian Ocean contacts has turned to historical linguistics to support research into the early circulation of ...