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    Book Review: Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s by Anne Sebba

Book Review: Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s by Anne Sebba

What did it feel like to be a woman in Paris from 1939-49? What were the choices women were […]

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    Book Review: Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma by Richard Cockett

Book Review: Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma by Richard Cockett

In Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma, Richard Cockett provides readers with a beautifully written overview […]

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    Book Review: Partitioned Histories: The Other Side of Your Story edited by Sidra Zia, Taymiya Zaman, Sana Anwar and Noorzadeh Raja

Book Review: Partitioned Histories: The Other Side of Your Story edited by Sidra Zia, Taymiya Zaman, Sana Anwar and Noorzadeh Raja

Partitioned Histories: The Other Side of Your Story places Indian and Pakistani history textbook narratives side-by-side to highlight the […]

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    Book Review: At Home in Two Countries: The Past and Future of Dual Citizenship by Peter J. Spiro

Book Review: At Home in Two Countries: The Past and Future of Dual Citizenship by Peter J. Spiro

Dual citizenship is a concept that has greatly transformed since the term’s first use in the early 1900s. As […]

Book Review: Becoming Jane Jacobs by Peter L. Laurence

With the publication of The Death and Life of Great American Cities in 1961 and her famous battle against New […]

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    Book Review: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums by Igor Krstić

Book Review: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums by Igor Krstić

Nearly one billion people reside in slums around the globe, but how has this reality been depicted on the […]

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    Book Review: Half Lion: How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed India by Vinay Sitapati

Book Review: Half Lion: How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed India by Vinay Sitapati

P.V. Narasimha Rao served as Prime Minister of India between 1991-95 and presided over the country’s economic liberalisation, yet […]

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    Reading List: Recommended Reads on Brazilian Politics, History and Culture for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Reading List: Recommended Reads on Brazilian Politics, History and Culture for the 2016 Rio Olympics

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Tonight is the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio […]

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    Book Review: Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London by Matthew Beaumont

Book Review: Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London by Matthew Beaumont

Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London offers a literary portrait of nighttime London, the writers who have wandered the […]

Book Review: London’s Boroughs at 50 by Tony Travers

On 1 April 1965, a new system of city government was introduced to London, resulting in the birth of […]

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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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