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“A Good Winter Rain Will Put Everything Right”: The British Government in India’s Response to the 1918 Influenza Pandemic and Famine

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By Maura Chhun, Metropolitan State University Abstract The 1918 Influenza Pandemic killed over twelve million Indians while a concurrent famine drove up the cost of basic necessities. The British government framed the pandemic as a complicating factor in their otherwise successful management of the famine, but more accurately the famine was a contributing factor to the pandemic’s death toll. Key words:

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Histoire Globale in France: The Rise of the French Connection

Histoire Globale in France: The Rise of the French Connection For Full Article: SchoutedenOArticlesFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org By Olivier Schouteden Edited by Mariona Lloret Roda and Ruben Carrillo (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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The British Empire and World History: Some Connective Thoughts

The British Empire and World History: Some Connective Thoughts For Full Article: ZielinskiBArticlesFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org By Bart Zielinski, Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King’s College London Edited by Mariona Lloret Roda and Ruben Carrillo (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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World History in Germany: New Wine in Old Bottles

World History in Germany: New Wine in Old Bottles For Full Article: ŠimkováPArticlesFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org By Pavla Šimková Edited by Mariona Lloret Roda and Ruben Carrillo (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Making the Geographic Turn: Researching and Teaching Early-Modern British and World History

Making the Geographic Turn: Researching and Teaching Early-Modern British and World History For Full Article: ZukasAM2ArticlesFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org By Alex Zukas, Professor of History, National University Edited by Mariona Lloret Roda and Ruben Carrillo (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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British Children’s Literature on Crimean War: Alfred Henty’s Jack Archer: History of Crimea

British Children’s Literature on Crimean War: Alfred Henty’s Jack Archer: History of Crimea This essay is a part of our series, Literature and the World In this article the author analyses G. A. Henty’s Jack Archer: History of Crimea (1883) not only as one of the few British novels directly using the ‘Crimean’ storyline, but as a novel for children

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