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17 February 2017 English and Drama
Earlier this year, the British Library completed its collection of the published works of the British artist Ken Campbell, with his most recent work You All Know The Words (2016). The British Library is the only Library in UK to...
17 February 2017 Asian and African studies
Kammavaca is a Pali term describing an assemblage of passages from the Tipitaka – the Theravada Buddhist canon – that relate to ordination, the bestowing of robes, and other rituals of monastic life. A Kammavaca is a highly ornamental type...
17 February 2017 Maps and views
In this exclusive guest post, map historian John Davies introduces one of the most enigmatic of 20th century map genres. 'The story of Soviet military mapping is the story of a massive secret project, spanning the fifty years of the...
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