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The Death of a Political Agent: Captain Shakespear

24 January 2015

Today, 24 January 2015, marks 100 years since the death of colonial officer and Arabian explorer and photographer, Captain William Henry Irvine Shakespear, who died in a battle at Jarrab between the forces of Ibn Saud, the founder of modern-day...

Polar publishing (Locked in the Ice pt II)

23 January 2015

Above: 'The North Georgia Gazette and Winter Chronicle', image from Archive.org. BL copy at: P.P.5280. January may be almost over but, just in time, here is Team Americas' first blog post of 2015 (and so Happy New Year to you...

The Power of Partnerships in PR

23 January 2015

There are many different business titles used to describe the coming together of two brands with the ultimate aim of reaching a new audience, improving their service or to create a new PR angle. When we talk about partnerships we...

Avant-garde Russian theatre in the 1920s

23 January 2015

Having just viewed the excellent exhibition Russian Avant-garde Theatre at the Victoria & Albert Museum, I was reminded that many of the images on display appear in items held by the British Library. For example Ignaty Nivinsky’s designs for a...

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