Courtesy of the National Coalition of Independent Scholars (NCIS.org) below is a link to a story that appeared in The Boar--a student-run newspaper of the University of Warwick, alleging that some professors feel their controversial work is stifled because their universities fear social-media trolling.
Europe’s past is overwhelmingly monarchical, yet the monarchies that remained in place at the end of the Second World War hardly resembled those that governed Europe at the end of the Middle Ages. Modernity transformed monarchy from a matter of fact into one of opinion, and enabled moving from a world where everything was sacred to one where all was profane. If words, then, remained the same – along with many of the families, their properties and places of residence – their meaning changed profoundly overtime and across countries.
PDF version of H-Diplo Article Review 728 on John Collins. “Breaking the Monopoly System: American Influence on the British Decision to prohibit Opium Smoking and End its Asian Monopolies, 1939-1945.” The International History Review 39:5 (2017): 770-790. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2017.1280519.
Sasakawa Japanese studies Studentship at Oxford Brookes University