History

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Villagers fight to keep BBC Victorian Farm in business
The tourist attraction and working farm shut after an E coli outbreak and campaigners fear it may never reopen

James Tapper

02, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Frozen in time: clock that tells tale of Jewish resistance in wartime Amsterdam
Artefacts from hideout of family sent to Auschwitz death camp with Anne Frank and her family are put on display in Netherlands

Jennifer Rankin

01, Jan, 2022 @3:25 PM

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Gallery aims to reclaim narrative with its racist ‘casta’ paintings
Curator of new show tackles racial stereotyping using depictions of scenes of colonial life in the Caribbean and South America

Vanessa Thorpe

26, Dec, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Stormzy among Black Britons celebrated in schools competition
Edward Enninful, Kelly Holmes and Mary Seacole also celebrated in pictures, poems and videos

Haroon Siddique

20, Dec, 2021 @2:01 PM

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May I have a word about… medieval lager louts | Jonathan Bouquet
My word of the week takes us back to a time of chivalry… and ribaldry

Jonathan Bouquet

19, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘A Francoist daydream’: how Spain’s right clings to its imperialist past
A Peruvian author fears her adopted home is far from an apology for its Latin American abuses

Sam Jones in Madrid

18, Dec, 2021 @4:54 PM

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Historian David Olusoga awarded President’s Medal
The writer and broadcaster has brought diverse stories from Britain’s past to a wider audience

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

09, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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David Dymond obituary
Other lives: Historian of East Anglia and author of a highly regarded guide on researching and writing local history

Susan Dymond

26, Nov, 2021 @5:52 PM

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How wind direction changed the course of English history in 1688
Change to easterly wind enabled William of Orange to land in Devon and oust James II

Paul Brown

16, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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New England once hunted and killed humans for money. We’re descendants of the survivors | Dawn Neptune Adams, Maulian Dana and Adam Mazo
The settlers whom many Americans mythologize at Thanksgiving as peace-loving Pilgrims were, just a generation later, issuing government orders offering cash for dead Native American children

Dawn Neptune Adams, Maulian Dana with Adam Mazo

15, Nov, 2021 @11:19 AM

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It is English history that is cherished, not Scottish or northern Irish | Letter
Letters: The A-level history syllabus in the 1950s in Northern Ireland had a single reference to William of Orange, writes Johnston Anderson

Letters

01, Nov, 2021 @4:39 PM

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Humanity is not trapped in a deadly game with the Earth – there are ways out | David Wengrow
The author of a landmark book that challenges our view of history argues catastrophe is not foretold. We are freer to act than we think

David Wengrow

31, Oct, 2021 @7:30 AM

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