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Corsica

CORSICA   CORSE.

Island in the western Mediterranean, north of Sardinia. .

After the fall of the Roman Empire, Corsica became part of the Vandal Kingdom, which held the Tunisian coast-lands and many of the islands of the western Mediterranean. 780 more words

France

Guest Post: "Fear in the Revolutionary Americas" Conference Recap

Elizabeth M. Covart is an early American historian, writer, and podcaster. Presently she is working on her first book manuscript about cultural community creation in Albany, New York, 1614-1830. 1,463 more words

Slavery

The Colonial Project- how did my family benefit from plunder?

A version of this article appeared in Lakbima News on Sunday February 27 2011

Last week Malinda Seneviratne took issue with Juliet Coombe about racism and imperialism. 2,062 more words

Sri Lanka

TIME MACHINE: Battle of Bladensburg

TIME MACHINE: BATTLE OF BLADENSBURG

August 24, 2014 marked the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Bladensburg, which was a major conflict fought during the War of 1812. 1,021 more words

History

Winston Churchill vs. Colonel Blimp

When we (as in, yours truly) were young, we felt we were smarter than older generations because we could identify the celebrities du jour. We thought this somehow made us smarter, which is rather embarrassing to admit. 662 more words

Comedy

November 14, 1914

Field-Marshal Lord Roberts dies of pneumonia while visiting France to inspect the Indian troops, of which he was Colonel-in-Chief. German defeat near Ypres.

1914