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Research Last Updated: May 22, 2017 - 11:37:44 AM


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The Poem That Ended Norways Constitutional Ban on Jews
On this day in 1814 the Scandinavian country ratified the constitution that brought it into the enlightened age in all ways except one: the inclusion of Jews. It took the poet Henrik Wergeland to open his compatriotsí eyes to their mistake.

May 22, 2017 - 11:36:28 AM

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A Murderous History of Korea
More than four decades ago I went to lunch with a diplomatic historian who, like me, was going through Korea-related documents at the National Archives in Washington

May 21, 2017 - 10:49:58 AM

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The Story of Europe's First Muslim Ruler
Revolution was destroying the political order of the Muslim world just a century after the death of the prophet Muhammad.

May 7, 2017 - 8:53:40 AM

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Report Prompts Warnings That the Polar Region Is Unravelling
The Arctic is warming more than twice as fast as the rest of the planet, suggests a huge assessment of the region. The warming is hastening the melting of Arctic ice and boosting sea-level rise

Apr 29, 2017 - 9:46:42 AM

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More than an oppressors language: reclaiming the hidden history of Afrikaans
The language of Afrikaans remains a contested issue in South Africa. The controversy over the medium of instruction at traditionally Afrikaans universities such as Stellenbosch has brought this to the fore again. Should it be in Afrikaans, English, a combination, or a hybrid which will include other South African languages?

Apr 28, 2017 - 12:15:47 PM

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