Fake News and Forgery during the English Revolution

Fake News and Forgery during the English Revolution

by William White In recent years, concerns about the use of disinformation in politics have become increasingly widespread on both sides of the Atlantic. ‘Post-truth’ was the Oxford Dictionaries’ ‘Word of the Year’ for 2016, in the immediate aftermath of the...

Representations of Parliament after the Restoration

Franco-British History 10 November 2011 Stéphane Jettot (Paris 4-Sorbonne), autour de son livre, Servir le roi et la nation. Représentation diplomatique et représentation parlementaire dans l’Angleterre de la Restauration (1660-1702) (PUPS,  2011). Note: This podcast...

Mexican Nationalism: History and Theory

Latin American History Mexican Nationalism: History and Theory David Brading (Cambridge) 4 October 2011 In 1821 Mexico gained independence from Spain and formed a Republic.  By the 1880s a ‘reformation’ had begun to occur in the Mexican church, trade had moved...