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CFP: Panel ‘Challenges or opportunities? The social fabric of colonial port cities, 1500-1850.’

Organisers of the panel ‘Challenges or opportunities? The social fabric of colonial port cities, 1500-1850’ are looking for speakers to present at the 14th International Conference on Urban History in Rome (29th August-1st September 2018). The panel fits into the rising interest in global history. The digitalization of colonial archives also stimulated new research on […]

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Port Towns, Diversity and Tudor England

“What is the city but its people? True, the people are the city.” William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, Act III Scene I. Many historians regard the Tudor period as pivotal in the shaping of modern England.[1] Despite this, popular interest has concentrated on the more ‘entertaining’ aspects of the period: such as the personal relationships of Tudor […]

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