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Alexis Soyer: the Jamie Oliver of the Crimean War

Alexis Soyer was a celebrity chef in the midst of the Crimean War Napoleon emphasized an important fact when he said that an army marched on its stomach; he took good care that his armies should feed upon the plentiful … Continue reading

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What new technology emerged from the Crimean War?

The Crimean War began in 1853

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Nineteenth Century Christian Mission: The ideological arm of Western Imperialism?

A bishop visits his flock: Sierra Leone c1880 During the first half of the nineteenth century, academic societies and private associations often sponsored exploring expeditions, usually by selling financial shares in the enterprise. Geographical societies naturally wished to advance knowledge … Continue reading

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