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The Zulu Iklwa: Evidence of an African Military Revolution in the Nineteenth Century

15 April 2019

By Jacob Ivey In 2016, the History Channel’s competitive weapon manufacturing reality show “Forged in Fire” included a final segment that instructed contestants to...

White Ghosts and Silver Bullets: Imaginary Objects and the Haitian Revolution

8 April 2019

“Revolutionary Material Culture Series” This series examines the Age of Revolutions through its material markers, reminding us that materials themselves reflected and shaped...

Henry Christophe Rebound: Juste Chanlatte’s Lost Play ‘Néhri’ and the Afterlife of the Kingdom of Haiti

1 April 2019

“Revolutionary Material Culture Series” This series examines the Age of Revolutions through its material markers, reminding us that materials themselves reflected and shaped...

On Ribbon and Revolution: Rethinking Cockades in the Atlantic

25 March 2019

“Revolutionary Material Culture Series” This series examines the Age of Revolutions through its material markers, reminding us that materials themselves reflected and shaped...