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Archaeological and historical insights into the ecological impacts of pre-colonial and colonial introductions into the Philippine Archipelago (2020)
Journal Article
Amano, N., Bankoff, G., Findley, D. M., Barretto-Tesoro, G., & Roberts, P. (in press). Archaeological and historical insights into the ecological impacts of pre-colonial and colonial introductions into the Philippine Archipelago. Holocene, https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683620941152

The tropical forests of the Philippine Archipelago are some of the most threatened in the 21st century. Among the most prominent threats are the introduction of new plant and animal species, as well as new forms of land management (e.g. plantations),... Read More about Archaeological and historical insights into the ecological impacts of pre-colonial and colonial introductions into the Philippine Archipelago.

Fire risk reduction on the margins of an urbanizing world (2020)
Journal Article
Bankoff, G., Rush, D., Cooper-Knock, S., Gibson, L., Hirst, L., Jordan, S., …Walls, R. (in press). Fire risk reduction on the margins of an urbanizing world. Disaster Prevention and Management,

Globally, over 95% of fire related deaths and injuries occur in low- and middle-income countries. Within informal settlements, the risk of fire resulting in injury or death is particularly high. This paper examines fire risks in informal settlements... Read More about Fire risk reduction on the margins of an urbanizing world.

'Couture military' and a queer aesthetic curiosity: music video aesthetics, militarised fashion, and the embodied politics of stardom in Rihanna’s 'Hard' (2020)
Journal Article
Baker, C. (in press). 'Couture military' and a queer aesthetic curiosity: music video aesthetics, militarised fashion, and the embodied politics of stardom in Rihanna’s 'Hard'. Politik, 23(1), https://doi.org/10.7146/politik.v23i1.120308

Music video is an underappreciated type of audiovisual artefact in studies of the aesthetics of world politics, which typically privilege linear narrative storytelling and struggle to communicate how sonic and embodied practices also constitute world... Read More about 'Couture military' and a queer aesthetic curiosity: music video aesthetics, militarised fashion, and the embodied politics of stardom in Rihanna’s 'Hard'.

Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones (2020)
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Evans, N., & McCarthy, A. (Eds.). (in press). Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

As the British expanded their empire from near colonies such as Ireland to those in remote corners of the world, such as Barbados, Ceylon, North America and Australia, they left a trail of physical remains in every parish where settlement occurred. B... Read More about Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones.

‘I am the voice of the past that will always be’: the Eurovision Song Contest as historical fiction (2019)
Journal Article
Baker, C. (2019). ‘I am the voice of the past that will always be’: the Eurovision Song Contest as historical fiction. Journal of historical fictions, 2(2), 102-125

The Eurovision Song Contest has been called everything from ‘the Gay Olympics’ to ‘a monument to drivel’, but can it also be thought of as historical fiction – and what could that reveal about how narratives of national and European identity are reto... Read More about ‘I am the voice of the past that will always be’: the Eurovision Song Contest as historical fiction.

Beyond Settler Colonialism: State Sovereignty in Early America (2019)
Journal Article
Prior, C. (2019). Beyond Settler Colonialism: State Sovereignty in Early America. Journal of early American history, 9(2-3), 93-117. https://doi.org/10.1163/18770703-00902013

This paper offers a critical reflection on the appropriateness of ‘settler colonialism’ as an analytic category for understanding the political dynamics of early America. It argues that the paradigm’s focus on the elimination of the native obscures t... Read More about Beyond Settler Colonialism: State Sovereignty in Early America.

Gender, property and succession in the early modern English aristocracy: the case of Martha Janes and her illegitimate children (2019)
Journal Article
Worthen, H., McDonagh, B., & Capern, A. (2019). Gender, property and succession in the early modern English aristocracy: the case of Martha Janes and her illegitimate children. Women's History Review, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2019.1696414

This article addresses the boundaries of female power within early modern aristocratic families. It examines the family arrangements of Lord Emmanuel Scroop whose marriage to Elizabeth Manners was childless. The research sets out to uncover Lord Scro... Read More about Gender, property and succession in the early modern English aristocracy: the case of Martha Janes and her illegitimate children.

Native America: A New Narrative (2019)
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Porter, J. (2019). Native America: A New Narrative

David Treuer’s new book reaches the reader garlanded in praise from the world’s most revered arbiters of taste. It is a New York Times bestseller; the paper admires the way it ‘suggests the need for soul-searching’. Vanity Fair likes its ‘hopeful vis... Read More about Native America: A New Narrative.

The Sikh Experience (2018)
Book Chapter
Omissi, D. (2018). The Sikh Experience. In The Indian Army in the First World War: New Perspectives, 187-206. Helion & Company

Re-evaluating English personal naming on the eve of the Conquest: Re-evaluating English personal naming (2018)
Journal Article
Chetwood, J. (2018). Re-evaluating English personal naming on the eve of the Conquest: Re-evaluating English personal naming. Early Medieval Europe, 26(4), 518-547. https://doi.org/10.1111/emed.12298

Between 850 and 1150, the names of the people of England underwent a fundamental transformation. The old Germanic system of dithematic naming was replaced by a system of indivisible names in which a diminishing number of names became shared by an inc... Read More about Re-evaluating English personal naming on the eve of the Conquest: Re-evaluating English personal naming.

The Indian Army at the Second Battle of Ypres (2016)
Book Chapter
Omissi, D. (2016). The Indian Army at the Second Battle of Ypres. In Innocence slaughtered: gas and the transformation of warfare and society, 118-133. Uniform Press

'The Indians of every denomination were free, and independent of us’: White Southern Explorations of Indigenous Slavery, Freedom, and Society, 1772-1830 (2016)
Journal Article
Ray, K. (2016). 'The Indians of every denomination were free, and independent of us’: White Southern Explorations of Indigenous Slavery, Freedom, and Society, 1772-1830. American Nineteenth Century History, 17(2), 139-159. https://doi.org/10.1080/14664658.2016.1215019

In arguing against Indian slavery, plaintiff’s attorneys in the 1772 Virginia General Court case Robin v Hardaway faced a dilemma: how could they condemn enslavement while mollifying public conviction that Indigenous “savagery” made them dangerous to... Read More about 'The Indians of every denomination were free, and independent of us’: White Southern Explorations of Indigenous Slavery, Freedom, and Society, 1772-1830.

Emotions, gender expectations and the social role of Chancery, 1550-1650 (2015)
Book Chapter
Capern, A. (2015). Emotions, gender expectations and the social role of Chancery, 1550-1650. In Authority, Gender and Emotions in Late Medieval and Early Modern England (187-209). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137531162_11

Chancery was a court that became infamous for provoking anger, contempt, distrust, and disgust, even loathing and rage, two basic emotions that feature right at the centre of Robert Plutchik’s three-dimensional emotions wheel. Chancery never became w... Read More about Emotions, gender expectations and the social role of Chancery, 1550-1650.

Centurions and Chieftains : tank sales and British policy towards Israel in the aftermath of the Six Day War (2014)
Journal Article
Smith, S. C. (2014). Centurions and Chieftains : tank sales and British policy towards Israel in the aftermath of the Six Day War. Contemporary British History, 28(2), 219-239 . https://doi.org/10.1080/13619462.2014.930348

Britain's attempt to distance itself from Israel as London sought to conciliate the Arab world in the aftermath of the Six-Day War has entered the historiography of Anglo-Israeli relations. A neglected aspect of the development of British policy towa... Read More about Centurions and Chieftains : tank sales and British policy towards Israel in the aftermath of the Six Day War.


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