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    Book Review: Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary by Gerald Horne

Book Review: Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary by Gerald Horne

Alongside his fame as a singer, actor and athlete, Paul Robeson was a key political activist whose proclaimed socialism and […]

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    Reading List: 8 Must-Read Books on Religion and the Public Sphere

Reading List: 8 Must-Read Books on Religion and the Public Sphere

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Last month, June 2016, the LSE Religion and the Public Sphere blog launched, exploring the […]

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    Book Review: Harold Wilson: The Unprincipled Prime Minister? Reappraising Harold Wilson edited by Andrew S. Crines and Kevin Hickson

Book Review: Harold Wilson: The Unprincipled Prime Minister? Reappraising Harold Wilson edited by Andrew S. Crines and Kevin Hickson

2016 marks the centenary of Harold Wilson’s birth, the fiftieth anniversary of his most emphatic election victory and forty […]

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    The Materiality of Research: Flows of Thought: On Canals, Materiality and Humanities Research by Jodie Matthews

The Materiality of Research: Flows of Thought: On Canals, Materiality and Humanities Research by Jodie Matthews

In this feature essay, Jodie Matthews examines how waterways have not just been the topic of her work, but […]

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    Book Review: Cold War Anthropology: The CIA, The Pentagon and the Growth of Dual Use Anthropology by David H. Price

Book Review: Cold War Anthropology: The CIA, The Pentagon and the Growth of Dual Use Anthropology by David H. Price

In Cold War Anthropology: The CIA, The Pentagon and the Growth of Dual Use Anthropology, David H. Price offers […]

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    Book Review: In Secrecy’s Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema, 1941-1979 by Simon Willmetts

Book Review: In Secrecy’s Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema, 1941-1979 by Simon Willmetts

In Secrecy’s Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema, 1941-1979 provides an extensive historical account of the birth and […]

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    The Long Read: Beyond the Beautiful Game: Football as a Means for Control and Protest by Michael Warren

The Long Read: Beyond the Beautiful Game: Football as a Means for Control and Protest by Michael Warren

The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer. James M. Dorsey. Hurst. 2016.

From the Back Page to the Front Room: […]

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    Book Review: Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe by Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage

Book Review: Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe by Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage

In Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe, authors Kenneth Scheve and […]

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    Book Review: Finsternis in Deutschland. Was die Deutschen dachten. Interviews einer Engländerin, 1934-1938 [Darkness Over Germany: What the Germans Thought: Interviews of an English Woman, 1934-1938] by Ernestine Amy Buller

Book Review: Finsternis in Deutschland. Was die Deutschen dachten. Interviews einer Engländerin, 1934-1938 [Darkness Over Germany: What the Germans Thought: Interviews of an English Woman, 1934-1938] by Ernestine Amy Buller

Finsternis in Deutschland is the first German translation of Darkness over Germany, Ernestine Amy Buller’s account of interviews undertaken in Germany between […]

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    Book Review: In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and its Ironies by David Rieff

Book Review: In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and its Ironies by David Rieff

Does remembering the past help us to learn from its lessons – or might it, in fact, be more […]

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    Book Review: Lawrence of Arabia’s War: The Arabs, The British and The Remaking of The Middle East in WWI by Neil Faulkner

Book Review: Lawrence of Arabia’s War: The Arabs, The British and The Remaking of The Middle East in WWI by Neil Faulkner

Drawing on archival sources and incorporating new archaeological evidence, in Lawrence of Arabia’s War: The Arabs, The British and The […]

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    Book Review: Iberian Military Politics: Controlling the Armed Forces During Dictatorship and Democratisation by José Javier Olivas Osuna

Book Review: Iberian Military Politics: Controlling the Armed Forces During Dictatorship and Democratisation by José Javier Olivas Osuna

In Iberian Military Politics: Controlling the Armed Forces During Dictatorship and Democratisation, José Javier Olivas Osuna traces the divergent trajectories of […]

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    Book Review: Black Wind, White Snow: The Rise of Russia’s New Nationalism by Charles Clover

Book Review: Black Wind, White Snow: The Rise of Russia’s New Nationalism by Charles Clover

In Black Wind, White Snow: The Rise of Russia’s New Nationalism, Charles Clover traces an intellectual history of ‘Eurasianism’, a theory […]

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    Book Review: Asia’s New Battlefield: The US, China and the Struggle for the Western Pacific by Richard Javad Heydarian

Book Review: Asia’s New Battlefield: The US, China and the Struggle for the Western Pacific by Richard Javad Heydarian

In Asia’s New Battlefield: The US, China and the Struggle for the Western Pacific, Richard Javad Heydarian addresses how […]

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    Book Review: The Global Chancellor: Helmut Schmidt and the Reshaping of the International Order by Kristina Spohr

Book Review: The Global Chancellor: Helmut Schmidt and the Reshaping of the International Order by Kristina Spohr

In The Global Chancellor: Helmut Schmidt and the Reshaping of the International Order, Kristina Spohr (LSE, International History) reevaluates the […]

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