All posts tagged War

New Maps Shed Light on German Soldiers’ Lives

A historian finds that making maps can be invaluable when tracing the paths of research subjects, and that ArcGIS can be a useful tool even for scholars with little formal training or experience in cartography.

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Coconuts at harvest time.

Coconuts: Catalysts of Conflict

A peek into the past reveals how coconuts went from colonial cash crop to a means of resistance in Southeast Asia during the twentieth century.

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The Refugee Crisis in Europe: Responses to Four Important Questions

The ongoing refugee crisis in Europe raises complex questions about language, people, and geography.

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Resilience in post-war Southeast Asia

Resilience after Catastrophe? Five Reflections on “Apocalypse Then”

How do humans cope with disaster? Can ecologies recover after catastrophe? Five reflections on resilience in the aftermath of the Vietnam Wars.

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Bosnia

On Edge in the “Devil’s Gardens” of Bosnia

In Bosnia, the beauty of the mountains is filtered by fear: in some places, the dangerous residues of war hide just below the Earth’s surface.

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