What does it mean to be ‘Working Class?’

What does it mean to be 'Working Class?' 1

Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker, The Many-Headed Hydra: The Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic (Boston: Beacon Press 2000) LABOUR HISTORIANS STUDY the working class to examine its development, composition, working conditions, lifestyle, culture, and many other aspects. But what exactly do we mean when we use the term “working class”? Over the past half-century, …

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Leisler’s Rebellion: A Scandalous Minister in a Divided Community 1689-1691

Leisler's Rebellion: A Scandalous Minister in a Divided Community 1689-1691 2

Among the tensions that eventually led to the American Revolution was the Leisler’s Rebellion. Leisler’s Rebellion (1689–1691) was a political revolution in New York that began with a sudden collapse of the royal government and ended with the trial and execution of Jacob Leisler, a leading New York merchant and militia officer, and his English …

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Back to the League of Nations

Back to the League of Nations 3

For the two decades of its effective existence, the League of Nations was a favored subject of academic research. International lawyers, historians, and political scientists across the globe scrutinized and debated every aspect of its working; leading American scholars of the period—among them James Shotwell, Quincy Wright, and Raymond Leslie Buell—devoted much of their lives …

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The Petrov Affair: A Lawyers Analysis

The Petrov Affair

Between November 1945 and March 1946, two officers of the Australian Department of External Affairs (DEA), Ian Frank George Milner and James Frederick Hill, were among a group of Australian civilian and military officials who handled copies of a top secret document entitled ‘Security in the Western Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic'[1] and a related document[2] …

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