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The Silver Lining Of Anti-Globalism Might Be The Creation Of A...

The folks at Davos this week are trying to behave as if everything is normal. Sure, England is Brexiting from Europe and the United States appears to be retreating from the global stage altogether. But somehow the word from Switzerland is that a mix ... Fast Company, 1 day ago

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Daily Dot, 6 months ago

The Rise And Fall Of European Meritocracy

Ivan Krastev | NYT Syndicate WHEN you can't understand why people behave in a certain way, the easiest thing to do is to convince yourself that people do not know what they are doing. This is what European political, business and news media ...
 Qatar Tribune2 days ago

How tattoos took over the world

Tattooing has been part of British culture for thousands of years, but it was the aristocracy who made it the popular statement of rebellion. It was both the scandal and fascination of the age. In 1881, the Queen's grandson and the future King ...
 BBC2 months ago

PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 21, 2016

This week: new novels from Paulo Coelho and Michael Chabon. Baberowski, professor of Eastern European history at Humboldt University in Berlin, analyzes the Stalinist system in what is arguably the most comprehensive and perceptive volume of its ...
 PublishersWeekly.com2 months ago
Slate Magazine

The Society Lady Who Brought Ancient Greek Fashion to 18th-Century Europe

Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world's hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter . Known all over Europe for her astonishing beauty, Lady Hamilton accomplished many things in her lifetime . She was considered a key ...
 Slate Magazine2 months ago
Sydney Morning Herald

At home with the modern aristocrats

Waddesdon Manor, which the Rothschild family donated to the National Trust. Photo: Bloomberg "An aristocracy in a republic," observed the writer Nancy Mitford, "is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but ...
 Sydney Morning Herald2 months ago

Europe Rose Because of Jurisdictional Competition

During the dark ages, nations like China were relatively advanced while Europeans were living in squalid huts. Governments were forced to adopt better policies because labor and capital had significant ability to cross borders in search of less ...
 Before It's News11 hours ago

Russia's military victories aren't just thanks to General Frost

Until the 18 th Century, military commanders in Russia's armies were usually members of the aristocracy. A full officer corps appeared only under Peter the Great, after a heavy defeat at Narva forced the Tsar to modernize his armed forces. During ...
 Russia Beyond The Headlines2 weeks ago

Byzantine Empire: a Big Alien or Another I?

The Byzantine heritage is an integral part of present-day European identity. Its traces are invisibly present in various spheres of our life from the household milieu to politics, fashion, and high art. At the same time, perhaps no other period of ...
 Day.Kyiv.ua3 weeks ago

The Rise of European Liberalism

(Before It's News) Classical liberalism — or simply liberalism, as it was called until around the turn of the century — is the signature political philosophy of Western civilization. Hints and suggestions of the liberal idea can be found ...
 Before It's News3 weeks ago
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