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The Dogs of War

The Dogs of War

George Magnus— When Mark Antony utters the words ‘let slip the dogs of war’ after the assassination of Julius Caesar, he is thought to be referring to devices in civilised… READ MORE

The Fur Trade in the Western Arctic

The Fur Trade in the Western Arctic

John R. Bockstoce— The fur trade in North America was an important part of the continent’s economic and social evolution. For better and for worse, from the sixteenth to the… READ MORE

Diamonds, love and history

Diamonds, love and history

Jack Ogden— Mention of diamonds stirs up a variety of emotions and images, from Marilyn Monroe singing “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend” to conflict stones, and, of course, the… READ MORE

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