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Is it perhaps axiomatic in the English publishing world that a book must be 300 pages in order to have a chance in the market?

Dear Ms Hughes:

I have read with interest and several wonderful bouts of pleasure (a rare thing these days in books) your Helen Of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore… 645 more words

Event News: Democracy Conference 2015

Getting under the skin of democracy

Rabbi Sacks and Bettany Hughes among speakers

Some of society’s top thinkers, researchers and academics came together at Middlesex University to discuss and get under the skin of democracy in today’s society. 373 more words

Middlesex University

Rolmodel met bezieling: Dr. Bettany Hughes

Ze is Britse, geschiedkundige, schrijfster en reportagemaakster (o.a. voor BBC en National Geographic) met tientallen prijzen en lofbetuigingen over haar werk. Reeds 25 jaar lang brengt ze met begeestering en passie erfgoed naar voren.   134 more words

Vrouwelijk Goddellijke


This is an interesting documentary film by British historian Bettany Hughes about an important period of Europe’s history that has been either largely forgotten or massively distorted: When Muslims from North Africa (Moors) ruled in Europe. 309 more words


The Search for Atlantis

Plato’s Atlantis was the precursor to his epic and quantifiable exposition The Republic, a discourse on the ideal society. How government should run, the election of public servants, the laws and the behaviour of its citizens—men. 548 more words

Kids in Museums: At the Tower of London

For a long time now, I’ve been volunteering with Kids in Museums, a charity who have set out to make museums and galleries more aware of issues affecting family visitors as well as encouraging dialogues between museums and family visitors. 828 more words