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(2020-07-13)This thesis explores how anti-slave-trade laws shaped the opportunities and limitations for enslaved people during the most intensive phase of abolition (c. 1839-1856) against the Brazilian slave trade, the largest in the ...
The Seven Provinces of the United Netherlands, also known as the Dutch Republic, was a compound state in which sovereignty was shared between towns, provinces, and the States General. The Union of Utrecht of 1579 was one ...
‘Aristocracy of violence’: Counter-cultural radicalisation and the construction of hegemony in Italian nationalism and fascism, 1884–1935 This doctoral dissertation examines the various ways in which intellectuals, writers, politicians, journalists and ordinary citizens engaged with cultural and political hegemony in both liberal and fascist Italy. Through ...