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In August 1915, the British Indian revolutionary and German agent Chempa Karam Pillai (image 1) wrote several reports from Amsterdam to the German-sponsored Indian Independence Committee in Berlin. He…

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Themes: Religion; Race; Propaganda; Neutrality; Mobility; Letter; Language; Intellectual Exchange; Imperial Strategy
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Plan written by the Indonesian journalist, translator and writer Raden Mas Sosrokartono to counter German imperial strategies in Asia, in particular the German journal Der Neue Orient. Armed with this…

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Themes: Religion; Race; Propaganda; Newspapers & Magazines; Neutrality; Language; Intellectual Exchange; Imperial Strategy
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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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In this report of 20 December 1916, the British Foreign Office outlines its propaganda activities in the Muslim world. The list demonstrates the global scope of British-led ‘Muslim propaganda’…

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Themes: Religion; Race; Propaganda; Newspapers & Magazines; Neutrality; Language; Intellectual Exchange; Imperial Strategy
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briitsh propaganda in allied and neutral countries - Page 2-18.pdf

Dated 29 December 1916, this report by Lord Cecil from the British Foreign Office comprises evaluations of British propaganda conducted in both Allied and neutral countries and among Muslim…

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Themes: Religion; Race; Propaganda; Postcard; Poem; Photograph; Newspapers & Magazines; Neutrality; Language; Imperial Strategy
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