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  • Watching the Suez Crisis Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: M.Magdy via Wikimedia

    Watching the Suez Crisis

    By Dr Barry Dackombe, Linton Andrews

    As editor of the Yorkshire Post, Sir Linton Andrews was in a good position to observe events that were unfolding in...

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    Audio

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 May 2009

  • Watching the Suez Crisis

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    Watching the Suez Crisis Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: M.Magdy via Wikimedia
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 May 2009
    As editor of the Yorkshire Post, Sir Linton Andrews was in a good position to observe events that were unfolding in the Middle East.
  • A reader's guide to The Northern Clemency Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    A reader's guide to The Northern Clemency

    By Dr Stephanie Forward

    In April we begin a six-month tour of the works shortlisted for the 2008 Man Booker Prize. First in line is 'The...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Apr 2009

  • A reader's guide to The Northern Clemency

    A reader's guide to The Northern Clemency Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Apr 2009
    In April we begin a six-month tour of the works shortlisted for the 2008 Man Booker Prize. First in line is 'The Northern Clemency' by Philip Hensher, an...
  • The war is over; rationing goes on Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The war is over; rationing goes on

    By Dr Barry Dackombe, Hazel Taylor

    Barry Dackombe shows how Hazel's diaries recorded the continuing shortages of a post-war world.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Feb 2009

  • The war is over; rationing goes on

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    The war is over; rationing goes on Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Feb 2009
    Barry Dackombe shows how Hazel's diaries recorded the continuing shortages of a post-war world.
  • Education in a post-war country Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Education in a post-war country

    By Dr Barry Dackombe, Hazel Taylor

    The changes in state education after the war opened up new opportunities - and Hazel was keen to take them.

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    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2009

  • Education in a post-war country

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    Education in a post-war country Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Feb 2009
    The changes in state education after the war opened up new opportunities - and Hazel was keen to take them.
  • Men and women in peacetime Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Men and women in peacetime

    By Dr Barry Dackombe, Hazel Taylor

    The war had changed social mores - but did the peace mean a return to the old way of doing things?

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    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2009

  • Men and women in peacetime

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    Men and women in peacetime Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Feb 2009
    The war had changed social mores - but did the peace mean a return to the old way of doing things?
  • 1963 and 2009 - Repetition or Deviation? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    1963 and 2009 - Repetition or Deviation?

    By Dr Stuart Mitchell

    Whilst there may be similarities, Stuart Mitchell cautions against drawing too many parallels between 1963 and 2009

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Feb 2009

  • 1963 and 2009 - Repetition or Deviation?

    1963 and 2009 - Repetition or Deviation? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Feb 2009
    Whilst there may be similarities, Stuart Mitchell cautions against drawing too many parallels between 1963 and 2009
  • A reader's guide to 26a Creative commons image Icon Swissdave under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    A reader's guide to 26a

    By Dr Stephanie Forward

    In Neasden, two girls share a loft, apparently alike - but not once you read more closely.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jan 2009

  • A reader's guide to 26a

    A reader's guide to 26a Creative commons image Icon Swissdave under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jan 2009
    In Neasden, two girls share a loft, apparently alike - but not once you read more closely.
  • Crunch culture Creative commons image Icon by Mark Hinds, some rights reserved under Creative-Commons license

    Crunch culture

    By Dr Jason Toynbee

    Jason Toynbee sugests that when times are hard we can expect to see more about real life - and less reality TV - on...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Dec 2008

  • Crunch culture

    Crunch culture Creative commons image Icon by Mark Hinds, some rights reserved under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Dec 2008
    Jason Toynbee sugests that when times are hard we can expect to see more about real life - and less reality TV - on our screens.
  • A reader's guide to Half Of A Yellow Sun Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    A reader's guide to Half Of A Yellow Sun

    By Dr Stephanie Forward

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie takes us to the 1967 Nigeria-Biafra war, for a book that can sometimes be a difficult read.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Dec 2008

  • A reader's guide to Half Of A Yellow Sun

    A reader's guide to Half Of A Yellow Sun Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Dec 2008
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie takes us to the 1967 Nigeria-Biafra war, for a book that can sometimes be a difficult read.
  • World War One: A Timewatch podcast Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com
    Audio

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Oct 2008

  • World War One: A Timewatch podcast

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    World War One: A Timewatch podcast Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 20 Oct 2008
    Does the end make a good starting point for understanding the First World War?
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