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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 285–288.
Published: 21 September 2020
...Pamela Kyle Crossley A new history of a border zone between Russia and China shows how traders from across Siberia and Mongolia operated under the shadow of competing empires and their railroads. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Russia China Mongolia Japan...
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Current History (2020) 119 (818): 241–244.
Published: 20 August 2020
... the name of one thing to represent something related—such as “the press” for journalists. It often lends human scale, through personification, to an otherwise unwieldy institution. Uncle Sam, as a metonym for the US government, also draws power from history and myth. In September 1861, the US...
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Current History (2019) 118 (812): 367–368.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Current History Index © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Current History Index CURRENT HISTORY INDEX AFRICA Congo s New Citizens Movements and Kabila s Exit, May, 175 The Eritrea-Ethiopia Thaw and Its Regional Impact, May...
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Current History (2019) 118 (812): 337–342.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Muriam Haleh Davis One of the essential tasks of the movement is to reconstitute a richer tapestry of Algerian nationalism than has been permitted since independence. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Algeria protests Arab...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Eric Tagliacozzo For centuries, India searched for ways to escape the deadly cycle of too little water and too much. Pollution and climate change threaten to undo the progress it has made. Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts, and Seas Have Shaped Asia's History , Sunil Amrith Basic...
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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Vladimir Tismaneanu Nations that endured communist dictatorships must come to terms with the traumas of the past before durable democracies can take hold—a lesson the author learned firsthand in Romania. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Holly Case An ambitious attempt to trace the uneven progress toward liberal democracy over several centuries of European history may have drawn the wrong conclusions for dealing with today's illiberals. Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Régime to the Present Day , by...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 68–74.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Rebecca J. Atencio A central feature of Bolsonaro's pro-dictatorship campaign stance was the promise it represented of a return to the old social order and traditional values. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Rebecca Atencio...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 75–77.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Alberto Vergara Peruvians are bitterly divided over how—or even whether—the terrible violence that engulfed the country in the 1980s and '90s should be remembered. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Alberto Vergara Peru Shining...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Michael McFaul Policies chosen by Putin, not innate forces of history, culture, or tradition, pushed Russia in a more autocratic direction … © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Michael McFaul Russia Vladimir Putin history...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 158–159.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Shalendra D. Sharma Excerpts from Current History essays on major milestones, published two decades ago. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Excerpts from Current History essays major milestones published two decades ago...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 159.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Samina Ahmed Excerpts from Current History essays on major milestones, published two decades ago. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Excerpts from Current History essays major milestones published two decades ago As...
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Current History (2018) 117 (797): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
... , 2017 Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe , by Kapka Kassabova Graywolf Press , 2017 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Maria Todorova book review Bulgaria Eastern Europe Kristen Ghodsee Red Hangover...
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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 77–79.
Published: 01 February 2018
... University of Chicago Press , 2017 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California José Moya book review Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo Latin America Allure Power Idea Latin American history colonialism imperialism neoliberalism This is a...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Affairs , 2016 . © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Sumit Ganguly book review Chaos Empire British Raj Conquest India Jon Wilson India Great Britain British colonialism history It is curious that British historians...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 77–79.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Sonja Wolf A vivid account of the criminal violence ravaging Central America shows why many migrants have fled to the United States—and how Washington's policies are deeply implicated in their plight. A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America , by Óscar Martínez . Verso...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 284–286.
Published: 01 October 2016
... © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Joshua Lustig Svetlana Alexievich books Secondhand Time Nobel Prize oral history Soviet Union Berlin Wall Boris Yeltsin Vladimir Putin It has now been a quarter-century since the fall...
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Current History (2014) 113 (763): 205–206.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . Harvard University Press , 2014 . © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Elizabeth Schmidt rethinking Frederick Cooper Capitalism World Africa Nation-state Du Bois Harvard history empire colonial postcolonial niger...
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Current History (2014) 113 (759): 49.
Published: 01 January 2014
... First cover of Current History © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Fist Cover Current History ...
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Current History (2014) 113 (759): 4–5.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Joshua Lustig An anniversary occasions a look back through this magazine's archives. 4A Hundred Years of Current History JoShuA luStig The history of this magazine mirrors the history of the modern world. Current History first appeared in 1914, the hinge year that abruptly ended what the historian...