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Female Entrepreneurship: An Interview with the Co-Owner of Steeltown Garage Co.

A few months ago, I was riding the bus down Barton Street, and I noticed a really cool-looking store that I had never seen before. It looked like a mix between a coffee shop and a clothing store, but it also looked like a motorcycle shop? 1,413 more words

Upcoming Events: Marisa Linton on 'The French Revolution' and Robespierre

Marisa Linton, Reader in History and Kingston University’s expert historian of the French Revolution, will be in conversation with Sir Christopher Mallaby, former British Ambassador in Paris, to discuss ‘The French Revolution – Then and Now’, on 27th April, 2017. 202 more words

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Good History Dissertations: some tips on writing-up

Are you nearly there yet? At this time of year many history undergrads are working on, or are close to completion of, their Final Year History Dissertation, and University libraries positively buzz with activity and intense concentration. 806 more words

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Writing Good History Blog Posts: further brief tips

Recently I explored some of the features that should appear in a good history blog post, with some brief ‘tried and tested’ things that can make the past come alive in the present and also make your blog post stand out from the crowd. 792 more words

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Writing Good History Blog Posts: some brief guidance

What are the key skills involved in producing a good history blog story? At this time of year, especially with students increasingly trying their hand at writing blogs as part of their course assessments, there is often a lot of demand for guidance and advice concerning the production of good quality and eye-catching blogs about the past. 1,001 more words

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British Library announces major exhibition on Russian Revolution

The British Library (BL) in central London has announced details about a major new exhibition, Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths, which will open on 28th April, 2017. 448 more words

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Upcoming Talk: 'Richmond and the Right', Monday, 13th March

Where local history meets national history: Steven Woodbridge, of Kingston University’s History Department, will deliver a talk on ‘Richmond and the Right’ to Richmond Local History Society. 207 more words

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