Monthly Archives: April 2009

House Histories

Ever since Julie Myerson’s book  Home: The Story of everyone who ever lived in our house, house history has attracted a growing number of enthusiastic followers. With a plentiful supply of historical sources to draw on, Edinburgh is an ideal … Continue reading

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1959: Panorama

Fifty years ago Britain was on the cusp of profound social change, at home and abroad. This Panorama programme highlights the extraordinary movement of society and culture, so much of which we now take for granted. It also includes wonderful … Continue reading

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A few words on translation

George Puttenham – an early advocate for the visibility of the translator “[…] for in deede as I would wish euery inuentour, which is the very Poet, to receaue the prayses of his inuention, so would I not haue a … Continue reading

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World Digital Library

The launch date for this exciting project is now confirmed as 21st April. The World Digital Library will make available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, … Continue reading

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