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Writer in Residence update: Books mean Business

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

An update from our Writer in Residence, looking back at the ten months Melissa Addey has spent with us.

The private life of the Canadian beaver

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The beaver is famous as a grafter: hence his adoption as one of the symbols of that industrious people, the Canadians.

Fragments of Sikkim

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Pema Abrahams' blog describes her recently awarded project (EAP880) that seeks to preserve, document, digitise, and make accessible a collection of approximately 100,000 documents from the Sikkim Palace Archives, 1875 – 1975. Sikkim is a landlocked state of India, hidden...

Studying migration and diaspora through Russian language publishing

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Dear Sir, I take the liberty of sending you our catalogue of Russian books and pamphlets forbidden by the Russian censorship. Should you wish to order anything from us for the Russian department of the British Museum Library, we could...

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