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The photograph shows a group of men and one woman standing on a stairway in front of a facade. In the background, chandeliers are visible. Sheikh Salih al-Sharif is standing in the first row, second…

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Themes: Religion; Propaganda; Photograph; Newspapers & Magazines; Mobility; Intellectual Exchange; Imperial Strategy
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In this report addressed to the German Foreign Office, the anti-colonial Indonesian writer and politician Ernest Douwes Dekker (image 1) describes his secret mission to travel from Rotterdam to…

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Themes: Race; Propaganda; Neutrality; Mobility; Language; Intellectual Exchange; Imperial Strategy; Captivity
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'Trench art', a generic term used to describe folk art created in the context of war, has only very recently drawn the attention of academic scholars. These objects can take any form but most common…

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Theme: Language

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There are thousands of military cemeteries: on battlefields all over the world; and near the sites of field hospitals, prisoner-of-war camps, or barracks on the homefront. The ultimate proof of…

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