Monthly Archives: July 2017

Obituary – Denis Mack Smith

If you click here you will get to a lovely obituary for the great Denis Mack Smith in the Oxford Mail by Stuart Rust . “He challenged some of the myths that had built up around the Risorgimento, in part … Continue reading

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Enrichment – things to discuss – How valid are the parallels between the Trump administration and 1930s Germany ?

If you click here you will get to an Independent write up of historian Timothy Snyder’s article forĀ  The Guardian (it can be found hereĀ  but is not the easiest of reads). Snyder is a leading Yale historian, who suggests … Continue reading

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Enrichment – things to watch – treasures of the Anglo-Saxons

A little summer treat for you all from the BBC (in four 15 minute sections). A bit of art history and archaeology combine to explore Sutton Hoo. If you want to see the artifacts, they are on display in the … Continue reading

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