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The globalization of English

Author and historian David Northrup, who taught in the History Department at Boston College for some 40 years, has published a new book that looks at the rise and global spread of the English language. Publisher Palgrave Macmillan calls How … Continue reading

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World History Association Book Prize

Professor of History Prasannan Parthasarathi has won the 2012 World History Association Book Prize for his work, Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not: Global Economic Divergence, 1600-1850. The¬†WHA, considered the foremost organization for the promotion of world history … Continue reading

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