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09 December 2013 Inspired by... blog
There's been a lot of talk about fashion at the British Library lately - encouraged by our exhibition Georgians Revealed: Life, Style and the Making of Modern Britain which tells the story of how fashion came to shape the middle...
09 December 2013 Innovation and enterprise blog
Crowdfunding is all the rage these days, as it has proved a real alternative route for funding a new idea or product. The current top three are Kickstarter, Indiegogo and RocketHub, with new players appearing almost daily. So I was...
09 December 2013 Asian and African studies blog
The artistic career of Colonel Robert Smith (1787-1853), of the Bengal Engineers, is one of the most interesting among the many soldier artists who were in India in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although his work is well known, there...
09 December 2013 European studies blog
2013 has seen many well-deserved tributes on the 90th birthday of the children’s writer and illustrator Judith Kerr. Less well-known in England is her father, Alfred Kerr, a major figure in early 20th-century German literature, who came here with his family as a refugee from Germany in 1935.
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