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Reading Reading Darwin In Arabic, 1860-1950

I finally finished reading Marwa Elshakry’s new book, Reading Darwin In Arabic, 1860-1950, which was sitting on my Desk since January. I had pre-ordered it on Amazon and found it in my mail box when I returned from Christmas break. 2,520 more words

Random Thoughts

3º Ano - Mecanismos ideológicos do imperialismo

Essa é a parte da matéria de imperialismo que eu mais gosto. Quais as ideias, as teorias, que justificavam a dominação do ocidente sobre os demais países do globo? 102 more words

Textos De Apoio

This Week's Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Marc-William Palen

Here are some of the Centre’s top reads for over the weekend:

*Historians are busy exploring why the First World War remains so fascinating to school children. 690 more words

Imperial & Global History

Expanding vs. Thinking Outside the Box

A bunch of years ago someone said to me “You really think outside the box” and my ego soared in thinking that “Yes, I certainly am an innovative and creative thinker.”  Of late, I prefer the idea of making the box bigger instead.   213 more words

Herbert Spencer - The Right to Ignore The State

As a corollary to the proposition that all institutions must be subordinated to the law of equal freedom, we cannot choose but admit the right of the citizen to adopt a condition of voluntary outlawry.

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Darwin in Arabia

For the Times Literary Review, Robert Irwin writes:  The title Reading Darwin in Arabic notwithstanding, most of the men discussed in this book did not read… 1,054 more words

Think Tank

Quote of the Day 3/1/14

“The subordination of a nation to a man is not a wholesome but a vicious state of things: needful, indeed, for a vicious humanity. The instinct which makes it possible is any thing but a noble one. 92 more words