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June 2020

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eco-fascism in the English nature-writing tradition - NewStatesman
I didn't know that the author of Tarka the Otter was a Nazi
vestiages of empire: still holing onto the "British Indian Ocean Territory" - NYROB
a brief history of the BBC's 1938-1999 German Service - ModLangs
bad-boy embroidery fashion in rural Japan - SSENSE
python bounty hunters in Florida's Everglades - 1843 Magazine
Fairtrade faces a shift to in-house certification schemes - Guardian
interesting choice of pub to photograph for this story! - Guardian
how is my prediction that epidemiology is attacked less than climate science holding up? - Oxford Blog
rethinking tourism - Guardian
Javanese traditional musicians are struggling in lockdown - Inside Indonesia
new paleogenomics: "the economic heterogeneity that is the hallmark of modern Africa resulted from diverse local histories of population admixture, interaction, and avoidance" - Science Advances
Hammer and Dance? a critical look at Sweden's coronavirus strategy - Medium
open corruption? uncontested £100 million PPE contract given to firm with £20k in assets - GoodLawProject
a thread on the history of public transport infrastructure funding in Italy - @ChittiMarco [via @ParadiseOxford]
the appropriation of London by the super rich - Independent
picturebooks with guidelines for primary curriculum integration - Padlet
three excellent lectures by Neil Price on "The Viking Mind" - YouTube [skip the boring introduction]
some broad thoughts on meaning and the purpose of education - PrimaryTimery
two Walker Studio titles by Martin Jenkins - Life: The First Four Billion Years + A World of Plants [my review]
excavation of a walrus-hunting camp in Iceland from around 800 AD - Iceland Review
an Oxford historian looks at local landscapes - Life in the Floodplain
the German response to coronavirus - FT
Geoff Huston on emerging Internet technologies - Potaroo [via @phaseit]
Anne Applebaum on Trump's collaborators, with historical comparisons - Atlantic
three books on mathematics and art/visualisation - Math Art - Beautiful Geometry - Bilder der Mathematik [my review]
Covid-19 and the UK's systemic racism - NewStatesman
"now is the time to plan an orderly wind-down of fossil fuel assets" - Guardian
a sustainable future for Mongolia's cashmere industry? - Diplomat
Taleb on the tail risk of contagious diseases - Nature
privatisation and cuts: shrinking the state has crippled England's coronavirus response - Guardian

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