Author Archive for Sebastiaan Faber

SCW site of the week: Southworth Civil War Collection (UCSD)

March 17, 2010
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SCW site of the week: Southworth Civil War Collection (UCSD)

Since its acquisition by the Library in 1966 under the aegis of Gabriel Jackson, the Southworth Collection has increased in size to over 13,000 books, pamphlets, periodicals, newspapers, posters, and manuscripts.
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Texan textbook battle

March 16, 2010
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A Letter to the Editor from ALBA Executive Committee member Dan Czitrom on the battle over American history textbooks in Texas appeared in today's New York Times.
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Travel blog on the Donnelly tribute

March 16, 2010
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From Adam Schafer, on a Fulbright in Spain.
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NYC Film Series on Spanish Civil War

March 16, 2010
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NYC Film Series on Spanish Civil War

Helen Graham, visiting professor at New York University and King Juan Carlos I of Spain chair of Spanish American Culture and Civilization, has been organizing a series of film screenings, lectures, and round tables on the Spanish Civil War and “The Afterlife of Violence.”  For more information, click here.
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The latest IBMT Newsletter

March 15, 2010
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The latest IBMT Newsletter

Click here for the latest issue (no. 25) of the newsletter published by the London-based International Brigade Memorial Trust. In this issue:  news on the yearly IBMT lecture, IBMT's travelling exhibit, and coverage of the removal of part of an IB memorial.
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Celebrating the life of Jack Jones

March 15, 2010
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Celebrating the life of Jack Jones

On March 13th the International Brigade Memorial Trust held a celebration in London's Imperial War Museum of the life of its late President, Jack Jones .
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Canadians in the SCW reviewed

March 14, 2010
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Canadians in the SCW reviewed

Cynthia Wright reviews Michael Petrou's Renegades: Canadians in the Spanish Civil War (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2008) in the March 2010 issue of the Canadian Historical Review: Petrou "draws on the extensive archive of veteran interviews created by Hoar's researcher, Mac Reynolds, and supplements these with additional interviews of about a dozen surviving...
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Did you know…

March 13, 2010
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Did you know…

Did you know that you can support ALBA by buying books through Powell's, the nation's largest independent bookstore? Check out ALBA's online bookshelf here.
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The Guardian on Garzón

March 13, 2010
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The Guardian on Garzón

The Guardian today: "Baltasar Garzón, who has taken aim at Augusto Pinochet and Silvio Berlusconi, among others, now finds himself pursued on three different fronts as a series of writs challenging his impartiality and accusing him of abuse of authority are investigated by the supreme court. his supporters see the attacks...
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New documentary: Los caminos de la memoria

March 13, 2010
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José-Luis Peñafuerte (Belgium, Spain: 2009).  Screened this week at the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland. Trailer here:
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