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Drawing a blank: an attempt to save the life of Charles I?

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Leafing through Harley MS 6988, it would be easy to flick past an unobtrusive empty page towards the end of the manuscript. Upon closer inspection, however, this ‘blank’ may be one of the central documents of the trial and execution...

Black History Month: King Menelik and Queen Taytu's phonograph message to Queen Victoria

Friday, October 18, 2019

Negusa Nagast (King of Kings) Menelik II of Ethiopia Guest blog by Eyob Derillo of the British Library Ethiopian collection The year 2019 marks the 175th anniversary of the birth of King Menelik II, one of Ethiopia’s most famous and...

“Free Croatia for Croatian people”: the Croatian journal “Hrvatska revija” 1951-2000

Friday, October 18, 2019

Hrvatska revija (‘Croatian Review’) was a Croatian émigré journal published in Croatian in Buenos Aires (1951-1965), Paris (1966), Munich (1967-1977), Munich/Barcelona (1978-1990), and Zagreb (1991-2000). In its time the journal had the reputation of being the most sought-after cultural, literary...

Generation Z - the new breed of entrepreneur

Friday, October 18, 2019

This week, Companies House discuss their latest campaign #GetBizzy, designed to encourage Generation Z to enter into the world of business ownership. If you're a Generation Z-er, read on for some considerations to take into account before leaping into your...

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