Monthly Archives: April 2013

National History Online? by Alun Thomas

A friend studying International Communications recently had me read an article published in 1990, which discussed the process of globalization. The piece is measured and dismisses some modish concerns about Americanization. But, twenty-three years on, some of its predictions look … Continue reading

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A Great Briton? The national myth of Margaret Thatcher by Ellie Roberts

At first glance, my PhD has nothing to do with the furore – across the political spectrum – over the death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher after the news broke yesterday. But I was struck by the fervour of … Continue reading

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Guantánamo Bay and Spanish political prisoners: dissent and resistance by Ruth Littlewood

It is amazing how often an article jumps out at me from the British press in relation to the topic of my PhD, which looks at writing by female political prisoners in Spain in the 1930s, 40s and 50s. It … Continue reading

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