Workers who stood for King and Country in 1914

While in 1914 the political appeal of “King and country” was comparatively weak among workers in Australasia, the social basis of national chauvinism was highly developed. The split in the […]

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Education, the professions, and a lousy compromise

The world’s oldest profession is – contrary to the popular saying – the scribe.  The scribe arose together with the rise of written language and number in antiquity, because reading, […]

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