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  • London's 1818 public health crisis

    200 years ago today, the Morning Post shared a report into a health crisis gripping London - and how public health...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Jul 2018

  • London's 1818 public health crisis

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Jul 2018
    200 years ago today, the Morning Post shared a report into a health crisis gripping London - and how public health solutions offered a way out of the mess.
  • Match report: England v Scotland, 1872

    The first international football match took place between England & Scotland in Glasgow, on November 30th 1872....

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jun 2018

  • Match report: England v Scotland, 1872

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Jun 2018
    The first international football match took place between England & Scotland in Glasgow, on November 30th 1872. Here's how it went.
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    Full Steam Ahead

    It’s Full Steam Ahead for historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn as they bring back to life the golden age of steam...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    09 Apr 2018

  • Full Steam Ahead

    Introductory level Updated 09 Apr 2018
    It’s Full Steam Ahead for historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn as they bring back to life the golden age of steam and explore how the...
  • Inventing the record business

    By Eva Moreda Rodríguez

    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Mar 2018

  • Inventing the record business

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Mar 2018
    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of the recording industry
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • Election days: 1868 - Herring and mutton

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    Why did Liberals wave herring in the streets on polling day in 1868?
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    Charles Dickens: Celebrity Author

    Over 200 years since he was born Charles Dickens remains a literary icon. In fact, he was one of the first superstars...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2018

  • Charles Dickens: Celebrity Author

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jan 2018
    Over 200 years since he was born Charles Dickens remains a literary icon. In fact, he was one of the first superstars - discover how he cultivated his work...
  • Ada Lovelace Day: 10th October

    By Mike Richards

    Marking the day celebrating Ada Lovelace, discover the intriguing story of her life, Charles Babbage, and their...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Oct 2017

  • Ada Lovelace Day: 10th October

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 Oct 2017
    Marking the day celebrating Ada Lovelace, discover the intriguing story of her life, Charles Babbage, and their role in the 19th century development of...
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • What sort of Victoria Sponge would Queen Victoria have eaten?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    The Queen did enjoy her namesake cake - and thanks to the work of food historians, you can recreate Victoria's Victoria sponge.
  • What did Voltaire think about Buddhism?

    By Donald S. Lopez Jr.

    Donald S. Lopez, Jr. looks at Voltaire’s early reflections on Buddhism and how, in his desire to separate the Buddha...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Jun 2017

  • What did Voltaire think about Buddhism?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jun 2017
    Donald S. Lopez, Jr. looks at Voltaire’s early reflections on Buddhism and how, in his desire to separate the Buddha’s teachings from the trappings of...
  • Election days: 1880 - Squabbling peers

    The Peers of Scotland gather to select their representatives for the new Parliament of 1880. It's not a smooth...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    11 May 2017

  • Election days: 1880 - Squabbling peers

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 May 2017
    The Peers of Scotland gather to select their representatives for the new Parliament of 1880. It's not a smooth process.
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