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Title: Peter Hitchens, "The Phoney Victory: The World War II Illusion" (I.B. Tauris, 2018)

Peter Hitchens, "The Phoney Victory: The World War II Illusion" (I.B. Tauris, 2018)

December 12th, 2018

Was World War II really the 'Good War'? In the years since the declaration of peace in 1945 many myths have sprung up around the conflict in the victorious… Go to Episode

K. Fullagar and M. A. McDonnell, "Facing Empire: Indigenous Experiences in a Revolutionary Age" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018)

December 19th, 2018

Kate Fullagar's and Michael A. McDonnell's edited volume Facing Empire: Indigenous Experiences in a Revolutionary Age(Johns Hopkins University Press,… Go to Episode

Suman Seth, "Difference and Disease: Medicine, Race, and the Eighteenth-Century British Empire" (Cambridge UP, 2018)

December 19th, 2018

Suman Seth's new book Difference and Disease: Medicine, Race, and the Eighteenth-Century British Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2018)provides a new… Go to Episode

Rory Cormac, "Disrupt and Deny: Spies, Special Forces, and the Secret Pursuit of British Foreign Policy" (Oxford UP, 2018)

December 27th, 2018

In the decades following the Second World War, the British government increasingly turned to covert operations as a means of achieving their foreign policy… Go to Episode