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Upcoming British Library talks explore controversial aspects of America’s recent past

The British Library’s spring and early summer season includes a number of talks devoted to some controversial aspects of America’s recent history, such as the Vietnam war, the roots of ‘America First’, the evolution of Anglo-American relations, the impact of … Continue reading

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Punk 1976-78: New exhibition will celebrate a music phenomenon

A new exhibition due to open in May at the British Library (BL) will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Punk in the United Kingdom, the truly unique and often controversial musical phenomenon of the 1970s which has increasingly become a big … Continue reading

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New online resources at British Library

Sluggish liver? Members of the public in Victorian Britain could purchase the ‘perfect’ remedy: Crane’s little bon-bon pills. According to an advert from the time, this remedy was a ‘Cure for Torpid Liver and a Beautifier of the Complexion’. This … Continue reading

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