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The perils of writing a history of the world

When I first embarked on writing a brief history of the world, my colleagues at the New Internationalist thought I was mad, says Chris Brazier…

  • Tue Jul 19 11:38:00 2011
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Happy anniversary!

As Sierra Leone celebrates 50 years of independence, Sulakshana Gupta revisits the photographic past.…

  • Wed Apr 27 05:10:00 2011
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Liberia: the first African Republic

Sokari Ekine looks at the founding of Liberia and the context it might provide to the country's two civil wars.…

  • Tue Apr 26 05:13:00 2011
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Crisis, crash, crunch - the lowlights

A sorry saga since corporate globalization got going in 1971.…

  • Mon Mar 1 20:49:00 2010
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A brief history of population

Includes a murky past.…

  • Fri Jan 1 22:58:00 2010
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The Arctic: a history

A mythical place – land of the frozen ocean, the aurora borealis and the midnight sun.…

  • Thu Jul 2 02:40:00 2009
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Fat: A Cultural History of Obesity

Sander L Gilman delves into culture to demonstrate that our belief that fat can be identified with a number of character flaws.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Facing history in Cambodia

Why Cambodians need the Khmer Rouge on trial, by *Tom Fawthrop*.…

  • Sun Mar 1 19:57:00 2009
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A brief history of Afghanistan

The fighting, the pain and the hunger for change…

  • Sun Nov 2 01:40:00 2008
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A short history of TAXATION

A history of the eternal fate of taxation: to be the abused or abusive means towards noble or ignoble ends, never quite able to escape its association with extortion and war.…

  • Thu Oct 2 02:11:00 2008
  • Rank: 100

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