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Joanne Paul

Joanne Paul
Dr. Joanne Paul is a Lecturer in Early Modern History at University of Sussex. She has published widely on Renaissance history and has a book on Thomas More out with Polity. She can be found on Twitter @Joanne_Paul_

Immigrants and Propaganda: The 1517 Evil May Day Riots

“After Easter, a certain preacher, at the instigation of a citizen of London, preached as usual in the fields, where the whole city was in the habit of assembling with the magistrates. He abused the strangers in the town, and their manner and customs, alleging that they not only deprived the English of their industry, and of the profits arising …

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Temporality Matters: The History Manifesto

“A history undergraduate places aside her work on an assignment for a few hours to surf the Web, and what she sees there worries her. It always troubles her, because her conscience keeps asking her how to connect her work with the world outside the university. She thinks of herself as a reformer, and corruption, pollution, and inequality rock her …

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5 Lost Texts I’d Love To Get My Hands On… Dr Joanne Paul

Every historian has had that moment, when they realise that the their perfect text existed once, but has since been irrecoverably lost. Here is a top five list of the texts, lost to time, I’d most like to get my hands on… 1. More of Sappho’s Poetry. Not much is known of Sappho beyond her glowing reputation in the classical …

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