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21 January 2022 European studies
On 21 July 2021, UNESCO added four new cultural sites to its World Heritage List. One of these four was the work of the architect Jože Plečnik on Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana in the years between the world wars, transforming it...
20 January 2022 American Collections
N.B. This article may contain descriptions which are outdated and/or culturally/racially insensitive Title: Jamaica negroes cutting (sugar) canes in their working dresses. Shelfmark: T.1140.(3.) Slave sugar sweetened the British economy for over three hundred years. As abolitionist discourse grew over...
20 January 2022 Sound and vision
Sue Bradley remembers Rosemary Goad and the agreement that allows us to hear her voice today.
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