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By Caio Mello, Doctoral Researcher at the School of Advanced Study, University of London Recently, exploring the data available in the UK Web Archive related to London's 2012 Olympic legacy, I found a very curious fact. Boris Johnson-Mayor ...
This week's selection comes from Steve Cleary, Lead Curator of Literary and Creative Recordings. Richard Attenborough at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival. Photo by gdcgraphics at http://www.flickr.com/photos/gdcgraphics/ CC BY 2.0 In a previous blog post I introduced the Anwar ...
I occasionally come across relevant materials in the British Library collection in connection with my original mandate on the Yorùba ́ print materials (see earlier blog post), even when they are not published in my target language, Yorùba ́. Recently, I stumbled ...
Map-making, according to the 16th-century cosmographer William Cunningham, is 'a treasure worthy to be had in estimation'. In the early modern period, maps and atlases were central to the business of government, as cartographers and surveyors devised new ways of ...
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