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Are We O-Bligh-ed to Look at These Two?

William Bligh (September 9, 1754 – December 7, 1817) Normally, I relish the chance to explore relationships between ‘enemies’ but the relationship between William Bligh and Fletcher Christian is quite nuanced, and therefore difficult to read. The timing of this … Continue reading

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Something in the Air? The Age of Rebellion

Mutiny on the Bounty (April 28, 1789) “Louis the 16th was the King of France in 1789” (Allan Sherman “You Went the Wrong Way, Old King Louis”). The beginning of the French Revolution happened in the same year. In the … Continue reading

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