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A Macroscope for Global History. Seshat Global History Databank: a methodological overview
This article introduces the ‘Seshat: Global History’ project, the methodology it is based upon and its potential as a tool for historians and other humanists. The article describes in detail how the Seshat methodology and ...
Student Choice: Blends of Technology beyond the University to support social interaction and social participation in learning.
This paper presents an overview of a blended collaborative learning design driven by assessment and feedback. To extend class based activities students were provided with a private group space on the university managed ...
Searching for the Material in Peter K. Andersson’s ‘How Civilized Were the Victorians?’
This article is a response to Peter K. Andersson’s arguments about the ‘civilizing thesis’ in Victorian Studies. It examines his approach in relation to class, discourse, and structure, particularly in relation to the ...
Narrative Normativity: Four Routes to Redemption
The relationship between falls and subsequent redemptions impacts on theories of narrative explanation, that is, of how narratives furnish an understanding of the events they represent. We explore this impact by first ...
The Art of Time Travel: McCall’s “Insoluble” Problem Solved
In ‘An Insoluble Problem’ (2010), Storrs McCall presents an argument which he takes to reveal the real problem with backwards time travel. McCall asks us to imagine a scenario in which a renowned artist produces his famous ...
The Detective Story: Order from Chaos
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-11-20)
Settler colonialism and the consolidation of Canada in the twentieth century
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-11-20)
From the mid-nineteenth century to the present, settler colonialism in Canada has been characterized by the ongoing consolidation of state sovereignty around its assertion of radical underlying title to Indigenous lands. ...
The Faith of William Shakespeare
(Lion Hudson, 2016-11-18)
A monograph on Shakespeare's religious faith as evidenced through his life and works.
The Basis of Correctness in the Religious Studies Classroom
What is it that makes a student’s answer correct or incorrect in Religious Studies? In practice, the standards of correctness in the RS classroom are generally applied with relative ease by teachers and students. Nevertheless, ...
Design History: The State of the Art
Design is a rich word. Its core meaning is a plan, so it refers by extension to evidence of the activity of planning, such as blueprints, technical drawings, and sketches on the backs of envelopes. However, it is also used ...