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Queen Victoria’s Influence on the Royal Wedding Gown

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If Meghan Markle wears white, she’s following tradition started by her great-great-great-grandmother-in-law.

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17 May 2018

The Contradictory Origins of Mother’s Day

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How a call for social action became a patriotic holiday, then turned into a multibillion-dollar industry.

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10 May 2018

Ragtime, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Rap

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What researching the music craze of the Progressive Era reveals about the evolution of American popular music.

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07 May 2018

Content Diversity in the Humanities

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Jisc report highlights trends and challenges to libraries in supporting the mix of content researchers require

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30 Apr 2018

Never Forget: Why We Need Holocaust Education

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Exploring the value – and challenges – of meaningfully teaching about an emotionally-charged history.

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26 Apr 2018

Unexpected Joy, Discovery and Achievement

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How one researcher’s eclectic journey led to radical changes in the way we think about autism.

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23 Apr 2018

Gangsters, Moonshiners and Rum Runners

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Rare primary-source documents reveal the gritty reality of Prohibition-era law enforcement and the dangers they faced.

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20 Apr 2018

What Was Unique About the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising?

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Why did this massive rebellion occur in the Warsaw Ghetto, and not in other places where armed resistance was perhaps more feasible?.

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19 Apr 2018

The Ongoing Quest to Uncover Walt Whitman

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A kind of literary detective, Zachary Turpin is making a career out of discovering lost writings from the 19th century.

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17 Apr 2018

How Japan’s Oldest Private University Evolved its Collection

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Keio University’s library faced a challenge: they needed more books to support the school’s growing curriculum, but were running out of space. Here’s what they did.

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16 Apr 2018

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