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Dr Thomas Adam is Professor of History at the University of Texas at Arlington. He has published widely on the history of philanthropy in Britain, Germany and the USA. His book on ‘Intercultural Transfers and the Making of the Modern World, 1800-2000: Sources and Contexts’ was published in 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan. You can browse his blog contributions below.

Intercultural Transfer and the History of Social Housing

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Thomas Adam, University of Texas at Arlington History has traditionally been written in the form of national history. From its establishment as an academic discipline at the beginning of the nineteenth century, historians absorbed the romantic notions of nationalism and … Continue reading

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