History

King's College London
History
Safia Siddique

The evolution of the concept of ‘diaspora’ from its classical application to the Jewish migratory experience to the development of typologies such as victim, labour, imperial and de-territorialized pose new and interesting theoretical challenges...

Australian National University
History
Matthew Barton

The Australian experience of the beach is like no other. Not only has the beach been a formative and spiritual site in the development of the Australian citizen, but it has also shaped the nation state. For many, the popular image of an...

Yale University
History
Jun Yan Chua
William and Thomas Daniell are best known for their depictions of India. En route to Calcutta in 1785, however, they made a “stopover” in China, producing several sketches and oil paintings of the Chinese landscape. Although the
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Maynooth University
History
Aine Whelan

This essay will itemise the causes for the continued high migration rates in post-Famine Ireland and will study these factors through a gendered lens. Combining secondary sources such as the writings of Robert E Kennedy, David Fitzpatrick, Kerby...

Lakehead University
History
Peter Walsh

This paper aims to look critically at the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), by discussing the founding of the Scout movement by, Lord Baden Powell, and the spread of the movement which then made WOSM a necessity. The structure of...

University of Alberta
History
Riley Wallace

American culture has evolved and changed quickly over the 20th century, and no artistic medium better represents this shift than American comic book superheroes. Their continued publications with recurring characters over the last eighty years...

Brown University
History
Nathan Vanelli

In the latter half of the nineteenth century, Istanbul provided a home to a great diversity of publishing houses. A bookseller in the Ottoman capital might have offered Armenian translations of French epics, embellised diwans of Rumi's Persian...

Australian National University
History
David Tagliabue

This essay assesses the influence of foreign particularly European cartographical knowledge and methodology in Japan during the so-called Age of National Isolation between the 16th and 19th centuries. However, where other studies have generally...

Brown University
History
Luiza Silva

The Near Eastern Late Bronze Age witnessed the increasing relevance of international diplomacy among the major powers in the regionEgypt, Mitanni, Babylonia, Hatti, and Assyria. This is evidenced by the Amarna Letters, a corpus of correspondence...

Macquarie University
History
Isaac Roberts

Historical investigation into Indigenous Australian military service is an area of history that has only recently come to wider attention. For much of the last two-hundred years of colonised Australia, academics and historians wishing to write...