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The Rats of Autun and the Power of Precedent

In 1508, an trial occurred in Autun, and by all accounts it was a normal one. There was one key difference - the case was against rats … Read moreThe Rats of Autun and the Power of Precedent
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The Rats of Autun and the Power of Precedent

The Most Disastrous Pilgrimage in History – The Fourth Crusade

In 1204, an army of Catholics sacked the largest Christian city in the world … Read moreThe Most Disastrous Pilgrimage in History – The Fourth Crusade
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The Most Disastrous Pilgrimage in History – The Fourth Crusade

America’s History of Racism – Some Men Are Created Equal

The fight for racial equality in the USA has existed from the moment of its inception. … Read moreAmerica’s History of Racism – Some Men Are Created Equal
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America’s History of Racism – Some Men Are Created Equal

Banana Republics – US Imperialism through Multinational Corporations

The US Government have used many methods to impose their global dominance, Banana Republics are perhaps their most notorious … Read moreBanana Republics – US Imperialism through Multinational Corporations
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Banana Republics – US Imperialism through Multinational Corporations

The Man Who Killed Roman Democracy

The populist rhetoric of politicians today is similar to the kind that destroyed the Roman Republic. … Read moreThe Man Who Killed Roman Democracy
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The Man Who Killed Roman Democracy

Athens – Democracy From the Cradle to the Grave

Athens is known worldwide to be the birthplace of true democracy; the city that championed the right of the people ...
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‘The Birth of a Nation’: Revolutionising Cinema and Resurrecting the KKK

‘The Birth of a Nation’ is a racist film. There are no two ways about it. From its depiction of ...
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The Rats of Autun and the Power of Precedent

In 1508, an Ecclesiastical trial took place in the French town of Autun, about 300km south of Paris. By all accounts it was a normal ...
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‘The Jazz Age’ – A Look at America’s Riotous Past

''A young and reckless world''William Rose Bennett Hedonism, flamboyancy and debauchery once ran rampant across the USA, as the country ...
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The Most Disastrous Pilgrimage in History – The Fourth Crusade

When most of us think of a pilgrim, an idea of a peaceful traveller journeying to seek spiritual enlightenment springs ...
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America’s History of Racism – Some Men Are Created Equal

The fight for racial equality in the USA has existed from the moment of its inception. Thomas Jefferson wrote of ...
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Banana Republics – US Imperialism through Multinational Corporations

Origins in Honduras The phrase "Banana Republic," was conceived by American author O. Henry in his novel "Cabbages and Kings,"[1] ...
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The Man Who Killed Roman Democracy

In 133BC, the democracy of the Roman Republic began its slow journey to the grave. After fending off every power ...
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The Development of English Common Law: The Impact of Magna Carta

Part 2: 1200 AD – 2020 King Henry II was one of the most successful Kings in English history, having ...
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When in Rome…

In the chapters of history, there has arguably never been a more successful classical civilisation then that of the Romans, ...
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The Development of English Common Law

Part 1: 0 AD to 1200 AD The English law system is internationally renowned and has been used as the ...
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