I recently enjoyed a very pleasant few days walking in the North Eifel, an area of Germany that seems virtually unknown to British tourists. Situated between the major cities of the Rheinland and the borders with Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, it is enchantingly beautiful with its mixture of forests, hills, rivers, lakes and valleys. 478 more words
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The role of death in the literature provided to school children in the twentieth century deserves close attention.
I have written previously about the way in which school readers, for example, were intended to influence children to behave in morally desirable ways – often influenced heavily by protestant Christianity. 1,070 more words
Education is one of the most virulent, debated, and politically explosive issues in our current society.
No more so than now, as a new embattled and controversial president-elect positions his cabinet to take control of our government. 600 more words
Two items from the Baines Collection at the IOE Library: The Lilliputian Library or Gulliver’s Museum
The historiography of the Reconstruction era has and continues to be overwhelmingly focused on questions of race, citizenship, and equal protection under the law in the years after the American Civil War. 1,037 more words
Although Advent officially began on 27th November this year, I am publishing the Special Collections Advent calendar today in the run up to Christmas. Over the next 25 days, starting today 1st December, you will get some information about each of the historical collections held in the Newsam Library. 95 more words