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In every bookshop in the English-speaking world, works on military history occupy at least half of the shelves devoted to ‘History’. I helped to create two of...
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During the socially and politically turbulent seventeenth century, Moroccan scholars studied the natural and mathematical sciences throughout a network of rural and urban institutions of learning that were closely associated with Sufi orders, the Maliki s…
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British Academy Medal awarded to CUP author David Lowenthal
American historian and geographer David Lowenthal, has won a coveted British Academy Medal in recognition of his book The Past is…
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