Daily Archives: February 14, 2020

Six Degrees Of DaBaby

For those who are not aware, largely because they do not follow the contemporary music charts, DaBaby is a relatively new up and coming rapper who entered into mainstream success with his single Suge and has since proven himself to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Portuguese Seabourne Empire: 1415-1825

The Portuguese Seabourne Empire:  1415-1825, by Charles R. Boxer This was an interesting book to read, not least because it was written before the fall of the Portuguese empire in Africa which took place after the death of Salazar in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Empires In World History

Empires In World History:  Power And The Politics Of Difference, by Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper Empires can be a tricky subject to write about.  It is easy for people to feel a sense of moral fury when it comes … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rule Of Empires

The Rule Of Empires:  Those Who Build Them, Those Who Endured Them And Why They Always Fall, by Timothy H. Parsons This book takes a really negative look at empires, as may be evident by the book’s subtitle, but at … Continue reading

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