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Alt-Right Claims to March in Step With the Knights Templar – This is Fake History

Patrick Masters, University of Portsmouth When market trader Tina Gayle was banned from selling mugs featuring Knights Templar logos in a Loughborough Market, Charnwood Borough Council ruled that they were … Continue Reading Alt-Right Claims to March in Step With the Knights Templar – This is Fake History

The Prosecution of Pirates Was a Model For Today’s System of International Justice

Mark Chadwick, Nottingham Trent University The Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, convened in the aftermath of World War II, are usually identified as the start of modern international criminal law. Prosecutions … Continue Reading The Prosecution of Pirates Was a Model For Today’s System of International Justice

Columbus Believed He Would Find ‘Blemmyes’ and ‘Sciapods’ – Not People – in the New World

Peter C. Mancall, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences In 1492, when Christopher Columbus crossed the Atlantic Ocean in search of a fast route … Continue Reading Columbus Believed He Would Find ‘Blemmyes’ and ‘Sciapods’ – Not People – in the New World