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A successful transnational cold war intervention?: revisiting the Heung Yee Kuk’s “goodwill” tour of Britain’s Chinatowns, 1967–1970 (2024)
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Most ethnic Chinese living and working in Britain in the late 1960s were from Hong Kong’s New Territories. Many of these British migrants blamed the Hong Kong government for importing cheap foodstuffs and driving farmers off the land to build new inf... Read More about A successful transnational cold war intervention?: revisiting the Heung Yee Kuk’s “goodwill” tour of Britain’s Chinatowns, 1967–1970.

Amy Edwards. Are We Rich Yet? (2024)
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Review porducts. Amy Edwards. Are We Rich Yet? The Rise of Mass Investment Culture in Contemporary Britain. Berkeley Series in British Studies. Oakland: University of California Press, 2022. Pp. 384. $29.95 (cloth).

Of mermaids and monsters: Transgender history and the boundaries of the human in eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain (2024)
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The figure of the monster has long been used by trans and intersex scholars, artists, and activists to articulate their sense of being in a world dominated by binary, cisgender norms. Yet what does it mean to embrace ‘the monstrous’ and how might tha... Read More about Of mermaids and monsters: Transgender history and the boundaries of the human in eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain.

Of mermaids and monsters: Transgender history and the boundaries of the human in eighteenth‐ and early‐nineteenth‐century Britain (2024)
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The figure of the monster has long been used by trans and intersex scholars, artists and activists to articulate their sense of being in a world dominated by binary, cisgender norms. Yet what does it mean to embrace ‘the monstrous’ and how might that... Read More about Of mermaids and monsters: Transgender history and the boundaries of the human in eighteenth‐ and early‐nineteenth‐century Britain.

Economics and the Cult of Death in Late Medieval England: The Guild of St. George in Nottingham, 1459-1546 (2024)
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This paper examines the decline of the fraternity of St. George in Nottingham between 1459 and 1546. It uses the guild’s accounts in conjunction with Nottingham’s rich surviving documentary materials to investigate the financial management of the fra... Read More about Economics and the Cult of Death in Late Medieval England: The Guild of St. George in Nottingham, 1459-1546.