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  1. Apples and Sestertii: Shifting Symbols of Chirac

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    September 27, 2019 by Andrew W M Smith

    The slick Caius Preposterous knew how to turn a deal. He also knew the way to political power. How to …
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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. 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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  5. 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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