Tag Archives: london

  1. Le Chant des Partisans: 75 years since a song took flight

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    July 24, 2018 by Andrew W M Smith

    When Andre Malraux eulogised Jean Moulin and the ‘army of shadows’ on the steps of the Panthéon in December 1964, …
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  2. 2015: A Year in Review

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    December 22, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    This is as much a personal as a public exercise, but it seems like a good piece of intellectual accounting …
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  3. Places and Parity: Processing Horrors

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    November 15, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    The leafy squares of Bloomsbury are a world away from the vibrant, bustling public squares of the Levant.  The farmer’s …
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  4. Wine, Terror and the Tour de France

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    July 6, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    The Tour de France is one of France’s most lauded sporting events. It is a huge presence in the memory …
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  5. Myths, Battle & Rail: Two Stories About Waterloo Station

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    June 16, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    UPDATE: Here’s a video of me talking to The Independent about Waterloo and its contemporary importance On the 200th anniversary of …
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  6. Tale of Two Cities: Memory, Identity, Maps

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    April 9, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    Memory is a rich and powerful intoxicant. It can be as seductively misleading as it can be corrective. By invoking …
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