Archive for: Britain

Spare Them Our Good Intentions

How abolitionism in England led to imperialism.

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Harry Potter, Race, and British Multiculturalism

The magically invisible diversity of Harry Potter.

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Strange Windows:Keeping Up with the Goonses (part 7)

This is part seven of our look at comics, cartoons and language– today focussing on Britain Art by Heath Robinson Britain has a long, rich tradition of cartooning second to no other land’s. And, as we saw for American English, cartoons have contributed to the country’s popular language.

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Strange Windows: I Was A Teenage Cartoonist

Bliss was it to be alive in that dawn, But to be young was very heaven! —Wordsworth A house in Launceston Place, Kensington, London; we were a couple of doors down. In 1969, my family moved to London; in December of that year, I turned 15. London– 1969– 15 years old? Yesss!!!! “Swinging London” was […]

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