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Nick Robins, The Corporation That Changed the World: How the East India Company Shaped the Modern Multinational

Pluto Press, 2012; 280pp; £16



In November 1914, a new war resisters’ organisation came into being in Britain – through a letter to the press (as the Peace Pledge Union did 20 years later).


Islington and the czar

A missed opportunity for disarmament


Stop the (First World) War

Peter Nias explores some forgotten peace initiatives from a century ago


Hornsey call-out

Hornsey Historical Society seeks information about First World War resisters who lived in Hornsey, Crouch End, Harringay, Stroud Green, Muswell Hill and parts of Highgate.

Editorial: Gandhi wasn't joking

'Western civilisation' is a mixed-race child


Western nuclear terrorism

Milan Rai surveys the history of Western nuclear threats against the Global South


The violence of empire

Behind the scenes of a historic victory for Kenyan torture victims


John Gittings, The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq

OUP Oxford, 2012; 320pp; £18.99



Terry Brady, online

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