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Battle of Cable Street: through our newspaper archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | On this day, 4th October, in 1936 large crowds of people gathered in London’s East End, an area of the city that had a large Jewish population, in an attempt …Continue reading →

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New to Library: Greek Tragedy and Latin Poetry TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to two further modules from Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO). This gives us online access to a further …Continue reading →

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“Ye are many—they are few”: Exploring the Peterloo massacre through our library resources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Next year on this day, 16th August, it will be the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre. The ironic name given to events at St Peter’s Fields in Manchester on …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Service Newspapers of World War Two TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that following a successful trial the Library now has access to Service Newspapers of World War Two from Adam Matthew Digital, a brand …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome TAGS: | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to the Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome from Oxford Reference Online. This encyclopedia offers a comprehensive …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Illustrated London News Historical Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m delighted to let you know that the Library now has access to The Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003 from Gale Cengage. Illustrated London News was the world’s first …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1937 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that the Library has recently purchased access to the Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1937 from Adam Matthew Digital. This means we now …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: The SHAFR Guide Online TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from staff in HCA the Library now has access to The SHAFR Guide Online: An Annotated Bibliography of U.S. Foreign Relations since 1600. This is a …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: The Listener Historical Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that after a successful trial earlier this year the Library now has access to The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991 from Gale Cengage. This gives …Continue reading →

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NHS at 70: Explore the history of the NHS through our primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 70 years ago today, 5 July, the National Health Service (NHS) was established, one of a number of social and welfare reforms from the post-World War II Labour government (though …Continue reading →

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