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Understanding Brexit: The Rise of English and Scottish Nationalism

Regardless of one’s political leanings, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) is undergoing a constitutional crisis. Yet, if we were to find a common denominator amongst all the political upsets that have occurred this decade, from the 2014...
Election Week in DC

Election Week in DC

Election week in Washington, D.C.: The Independence Project participated in a panel at the North American Conference on British Studies 'Independency and the English Revolution'. Many thanks to David Como for organizing the panel, Sears McGee for chairing the session,...

Turbulent Times: Election insights from history

No one saw it coming. At least not based on the polls. How could they? The spectacle of the presidential race fixed all eyes on the candidates themselves.  Who could detect the scale of disillusionment? Who could sense the growing distrust of the establishment? Not...

Brexit in Context

Britain is still reeling from its shocking decision to exit the European Union. Global markets are struggling to adjust to the new uncertain geo-political landscape. Spectators across the world are watching and waiting. Will Britain’s decision to jump ship inspire...

Prequel to the Independence edition under contract

The prequel to Pre-Revolutionary Puritanism in Early Stuart England is now under contract with Oxford University Press.  The Reformed Government will document one of the most extensive puritan responses to Richard Hooker's Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity, one of the...

Independence in Press!

The project's editorial team just completed a critical edition of manuscripts documenting the earliest debates over 'independence' in the English speaking world.  This edition, Pre-Revolutionary Puritanism in Early Stuart England, which is now in press with Oxford...

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