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British Diplomacy in Rhodesia 1965-1980
By Paul Linus On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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British Diplomacy in Rhodesia 1965-1980

As the colonial power in Rhodesia, Britain bore the odium of an increasingly violent African nationalism whose primary target was the rising white population drawn mostly from Britain. In his article “Rhodesia More...

By Paul Linus On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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British India, Creator of Indian Caste System?

It is fairly well accepted, by modern historians, that the British controlled India by means of sophisticated ‘divide and rule’ techniques aimed at fragmenting society and, indeed, resulting in the mass communal More...

By Paul Linus On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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Brief Explanation for some Origins of the Sepoy Mutiny in India

-the existence of secret committees in all Indian regiments which co-ordinated the uprising; -disaffection in the native troops, particularly the Bengal army due to low pay, poor housing and uncomfortable uniforms; More...

By Paul Linus On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Causes and Violence in Punjab During British Raj in India

Causes of Violence One of the principal causes for the initial violence in the region may have been due to uncertainty regarding British plans to depart. However, the main motive has to be seen as the deeply embedded More...

By Paul Linus On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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The Rise of British Rock

In early 1960s, Cliff Richard introduced a British version of Elvis Presley’s American rock and roll. This background paved the path for the formation of many British bands mixing rock & roll and British More...