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Asian and African studies blog

An Album of Maratha and Deccani Paintings - part 1

18 April 2014 Asian and African studies

An album in Asian and African Collections of which hitherto little notice has been taken is a large but slim volume, numbered Add.21475. The album contains eight paintings mostly from the Deccan, including five large paintings illustrating verses from Keshav...

The Newsroom

St Pancras Intelligencer no. 14

18 April 2014 The Newsroom

Welcome to the latest edition of the St Pancras Intelligencer, our weekly round-up of news about news - stories about news production, publications, apps, digitised resources, events and what is happening with the newspaper collection (and other news collections) at...

Inspired by...  blog

Curator's choice: fine art prints from the British Library's archives

17 April 2014 Inspired by...

Malini Roy is our Visual Arts Curator and one of my favourite people at the Library. She looks after an exquisite collection of prints and drawings from South and Southeast Asia. She's chosen some of her favourite prints for our...

European studies blog

What price freedom? An author’s thoughts

17 April 2014 European studies

In a guest post for European Literature Night, featured author Jonas T. Bengtsson from Denmark muses on society and freedom, concepts which inform his latest novel. Has anybody ever met society? Shaken hands with society, yelled at society. Gone on...

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Americas studies

Americas studies

What's on the mind of Team America?

Asian and African studies

Asian and African studies

From our subject specialists and curators

Collection care

Collection care

Behind the scenes with our conservators and scientists

Digital scholarship

Digital scholarship

Supporting research with digital content

Endangered archives

Endangered archives

Jody Butterworth and Paul Young on histories in peril

English and drama

English and drama

On literature and theatre collections from the 16th century to the present day

European studies

European studies

Exploring Europe at the British Library

Innovation and enterprise

Innovation and enterprise

Business, innovation and enterprise

Inspired by

Inspired by

Our fashion, design and film blog

Maps and views

Maps and views

Cartographic and topographical materials at the British Library

Medieval manuscripts

Medieval manuscripts

Digitisation and other projects

Music

Music

News about our music collections and services

Science

Science

The latest scientific developments

Social science

Social science

Projects, events, resources and research methods

Sound and vision

Sound and vision

News from the Library’s Sound and Moving Image teams

The Newsroom

The Newsroom

News about yesterday’s news, and where news may be going

UK web archive

UK web archive

Announcements and information about the UK Web Archive

Untold lives

Untold lives

Sharing stories from the past, worldwide