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Chile: September 1973

“Documentary photography remains important today but fifty years ago it was absolutely vital and Chas Gerresten provides visual evidence of what took place: everyday life, the demonstrations, civil unrest and the  coup d’état of September 11.”   Sean Sheehan   Salvador Allende won the presidency of Chile in 1970 and, […]

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 What if …

What if Native Americans had discovered Europe, if Nazi Germany emerged victorious in World War II, if Trump wins the 2023 election? What if your parents had never met one another?   Sean Sheehan   Speculating along these lines invite responses ranging from intellectual curiosity to fear, trepidation and an […]

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 Read and weep

Hegel remarked about the Peloponnesian War that its importance is that it allowed Thucydides to write about it and the same could be said about another armed conflict from the ancient Greek world: the struggle between an alliance of Greek states and the city of Troy, in what is now […]