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Famous historian Luo Zhitian (罗志田) on modern local history -- commoners and rural society in times of the dysfunctionality of the old Junxian-system





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原文载《近代史研究》2015年第5期,注释从略 141 more words

Internet Texts And Print Media

What's New in the New Local History Room

It’s time to take a look at the Local History Room’s recent arrivals, and there are great picks to choose from.

FirstWish you were here : hand-tinted postcards from Winnipeg’s halcyon days… 659 more words

Readers' Resources

Derby Icons - Boab Inn

The Boab Inn was constructed in 1966 to great excitement in Derby. To put things in perspective the Spinifex Hotel was in existence, there was no King Sound Resort and their was certainly no motel type accomodation in town. 59 more words

Local History

Scaling Suffolk's highest peak, by bike

There aren’t many people who know where Suffolk’s highest hill is. And I’m not surprised. I looked it up the other day on Wikipedia. It’s a spot in a middle of a wood on the Newmarket Ridge. 1,575 more words

Out And About

Speaker Series Review: The History of Manipulated Images

Our final Speaker Series for 2015 was held on Tuesday, November 17, and we were proud to partner with the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in presenting Dr. 119 more words

Oshawa Historical Society

Finders Sharers

A busy, varied and intriguing week since our last posting from South Somerset District Council’s Community Heritage Access Centre, near Yeovil.

We welcomed our group of Yeovil College students last week for an initial guided tour. 548 more words


Now virtually everyone has phone. I mean not only in this country but across the world. I was reading a harrowing account of a penniless Phillipina maid being held a virtual prisoner in a Middle Eastern country. 675 more words

Local History