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Vilhjalmur Stefansson

The Northward Course of Empire, The Adventure of Wrangel Island, 1922–1925, and “Universal Revolution”

Paul Dukes

published the verses “On the Prospect of Planting Arts and Learning in America,” including the famous line “Westward the course of empire takes its way.” Throughout the eighteenth century into the nineteenth century, increasing numbers of immigrants from

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“Be Prepared!” (But Not Too Prepared)

Scouting, Soldiering, and Boys’ Roles in World War I

Lucy Andrew

). Since this fiction served largely as recruitment propaganda, it is hardly surprising that it indulged in exaggerated and unrealistic portrayals of the boy defender of empire, ignoring the real-life limitations placed on boyhood by the state. On its

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Elizabethan Orientalia

‘Jews’in Late Tudor England and the Ottoman Jews

Josè Alberto Rodrigues da Silva Tavim

Mendes – the Duke of Metilli referred to by Shapiro – whose role in Elizabethan England helps to illustrate the precarious presence of Jews in Shakespeare`s London, as well as his influence on English politics vis-à-vis the Ottoman Empire and Spain. Dom

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“Comrades in Battle”

Women Workers and the 1906 Finnish Suffrage Victory

Eric Blanc

trace the radical roots of the suffrage victory, with a focus on the autonomous activities of the League of Working Women during the revolutionary upheaval that swept the tsarist empire, to which Finland belonged. I show that full suffrage was won

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Pablo Facundo Escalante

future republican zealot and one of the main instigators of the regicide, still insisted on that idea when, in assessing the work of the Constituent Assembly, he affirmed that “this vast empire needed a prince; a republic is not suitable for anything but

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Selective Empathy

Workers, Colonial Subjects, and the Affective Politics of French Romantic Socialism

Naomi J. Andrews

the metropole and in the empire. Despite the universalist idiom they often used, socialists responded to these divisions in ways that conflicted with the inclusiveness of a statement such as Leroux’s. The post-Revolutionary decades in which socialism

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The Presence of the Past in the Era of the Nation-State

Nicolas Argenti

The melancholy of this dying culture was all around us. Great as the desire to Westernise and modernise may have been, the more desperate wish, it seemed, was to be rid of all the bitter memories of the fallen empire: rather as a spurned lover

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Political Regeneration

José Bonifácio and Temporal Experiences in the Luso-American World in the Early Nineteenth Century

Maria Elisa Noronha De Sá and Marcelo Gantus Jasmin

historical experiences in which Bonifácio was involved became possible, and which, in accordance to how this same author designated them, we may respectively call the “ political regeneration of the Lusitanian Empire” and the “ political regeneration of the

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Terri Doughty

Michelle J. Smith. 2011. Empire in British Girls’ Literature and Culture: Imperial Girls 1880–1915. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Alison K. Smith

, both across geographic spaces and between social categories. This regulation both reflected a general eighteenth-century attention to migration and mobility and laid out Siberia as a space unique within the larger empire, in so doing delineating a new