Tag: history


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On suffrage

I contemplate suffrage and voting rights after Jacinda Ardern's 'Happy Suffrage Day' video leads to an interesting debate on social media. I explore the danger of appealing to historical models and salute New Zealand for a job well done.



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Being Celtic

Language and culture shape our identity and I contemplate the modern Celtic misnomer and the boiling pot of history, archaeology and linguistics from whence it came.


History and story
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History and story

History and story are two very different things, except in popular culture. I explore this dynamic after my brother expresses his disappointment with Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk