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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Linda Colley. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Linda Colley, often where they are interviewed.

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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Linda Colley. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Linda Colley, often where they are interviewed.

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04 - Linda Colley: Unions and Constitutions in Global Perspective

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Linda Colley is Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History at Princeton University in the United States. She previously taught at Yale, LSE, and Cambridge, and she has written on a variety of subjects under the umbrella of British national and imperial history. In this episode, she places the current state of the British and European unions into historical perspective. She also discusses the discipline of global history and shares insights into her newest book, a study of constitutions and constitution-making.

May 22 2020 · 58mins
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Linda Colley - Inscribing a Modern World: Constitutions Across Histories and Literatures.

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Professor Linda Colley's 2018 UCD Arts and Humanities Annual Lecture.
Nov 12 2018 · 1hr 3mins

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Linda Colley: The Problem with Winning

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Linda Colley argues that the prospect of Brexit makes history more important than ever in her LRB Winter Lecture, delivered at the British Museum.

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Mar 14 2018 · 47mins
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Linda Colley: Acts of Union, Acts of Disunion

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In a year that might well see the beginning of the end of the United Kingdom, one of our foremost historians of national identity provides an analysis of the various Acts of Union that have until now more or less held the country together. In her latest book Acts of Union, Acts of Disunion (Profile), published to coincide with a 15-part Radio 4 series, she draws on art, architecture and literature as well as political history to ask what Britishness has meant in the past, what it means now, and what it might mean in the future.  

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Jan 14 2014 · 1hr 10mins