Monday Aug 6th, 2012

Making prisoners work: from hulks to helping victims

By Susan Easton and Christine Piper
In July 2012, two prisoners lost their application for judicial review of two Prison Service Instructions which implement the Prisoners’ Earnings Act 1996. This Act demands that a deduction of up to 40% from the wages of prisoners in open prisons is imposed. read more »

Monday Apr 7th, 2014

Two difficult roads from empire

Martin Thomas on Britain and France’s roads from empire
Thursday Apr 3rd, 2014

When science stopped being literature

Jim Secord on visions of science
Monday Mar 31st, 2014

“A peaceful sun gilded her evening”

Charlotte Brontë’s letter on the death of her sister Anne
Monday Mar 17th, 2014

Britain, France, and their roads from empire

Two video interviews with Martin Thomas
Thursday
Feb 13th, 2014

Fishing with Izaak Walton

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Wednesday
Jan 15th, 2014

My dearest Xandra…

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Monday
Nov 25th, 2013

The unknown financial crisis of 1914

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Monday
Nov 18th, 2013

Top five buildings of Empire

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Tuesday
Nov 12th, 2013

A gentleman’s tour of Regency London prisons

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Thursday
Nov 7th, 2013

Will the real Alfred Russel Wallace please stand up?

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Thursday
Oct 24th, 2013

Vernon Scannell: War poetry and PTSD

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Thursday
Oct 3rd, 2013

In the footsteps of the fashionable world

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Monday
Sep 30th, 2013

How to be an English language tourist?

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