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‘I am the voice of the past that will always be’: the Eurovision Song Contest as historical fiction (2019)
Journal Article
Baker, C. (in press). ‘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 ret... 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)
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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)
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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)
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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.

Centurions and Chieftains : tank sales and British policy towards Israel in the aftermath of the Six Day War (2014)
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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.

The Republicans are the Nation? Thomas Jefferson, William Duane, and the Evolution of the Republican Coalition, 1809 -1815, (2013)
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Ray, K. (2013). The Republicans are the Nation? Thomas Jefferson, William Duane, and the Evolution of the Republican Coalition, 1809 -1815,. American Nineteenth Century History, 14(3), 283-304. https://doi.org/10.1080/14664658.2013.849532

This essay explores Thomas Jefferson's early retirement political activity and binary vision of Federalism/Republicanism within the context of the broader political economic forces of the early nineteenth century. It shows that his notions of unity a... Read More about The Republicans are the Nation? Thomas Jefferson, William Duane, and the Evolution of the Republican Coalition, 1809 -1815,.

German court and French Revolution: émigrés and the Brunswick court around 1800 (2007)
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Biskup, T. (2007). German court and French Revolution: émigrés and the Brunswick court around 1800. Francia : Forschungen zur westeuropäischen Geschichte, 34(2), 61 - 87

In the history of migration, the émigrés of the French Revolution have long remained marginalised although they formed an important element of cultural transfer in the decades around 1800 when the Old Regime came to an end across the Eu... Read More about German court and French Revolution: émigrés and the Brunswick court around 1800.