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Thomas Paine and the French Revolution / Carine Lounissi

Thursday, 11 April, 2019

Harry Dickinson and the author discuss a deep analysis of the political ideas that Paine expounded in his major and minor writings and speeches while active in French politics.

Collecting Medieval Treasures / eds. Rachel King, Paul Ruddock

Thursday, 11 April, 2019

Rachel Delman enjoys a unique window not only onto one man’s extraordinary collection, but also onto the medieval past in all its strangeness and splendour.

George Washington’s Washington: Visions for the National Capital in the Early American Republic / Adam Costanzo

Thursday, 11 April, 2019

Kathleen Bartoloni-Tuazon reviews an overview of the development of and visions for Washington, DC which spans the administrations of the first seven American presidents.

The Mexican Heartland: How Communities Shaped Capitalism, a Nation, and World History, 1500-2000 / John Tutino

Thursday, 14 March, 2019

Nathaniel Morris tackles a fine-grained, politico-economic history of the highlands that ring Mexico City, which is also an analysis of the economic foundations of patriarchy, a study of the violence engendered by extreme inequality, and a history of world capitalism!