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November 27, 2017

We’ve seen a lot of independence referendums in the past decade. First, South Sudan voted yes to independence  on January 15, 2011 and more recently Scotland voted no on September 14, 2014. In this year alone, on June 11, Puerto Rico (with low turnout) voted overwhelmi...

November 18, 2017

It’s a World History Listicle you didn’t know you wanted or needed. I get that. But who wants to be blindsided when Aunt Linda suddenly brings up the unification of China under Khubilai Khan? How will you respond to Uncle Joe’s claims that the Mongols were wanton murde...

November 17, 2017

 Love the Janus editors, but wish you could hear their lovely voices? Can't get enough of obscure historical debate? Well, fear not, dear listener! We, those same editors, are excited to announce a new Janus podcast: Peer Review!

Peer Review will consist of a...

November 12, 2017

       

       The end of the nineteenth century coincided with a whirlwind of change.  The America at the end of the Civil War would not recognize the industrialized behemoth that the United States had become.  Gone was the Jeffersonian ideal – later ad...

November 5, 2017

Recently, Catalonia (Catalunya in Catalan), an autonomous community in the Kingdom of Spain, has been in the news after a controversial referendum to declare independence from Madrid. Both sides seek to discredit the other: the Spanish loyalists point out that only pro...

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