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The Change from A-Level: The Reformation Church and State

Happy New Year to all of our readers! I hope you’ve all had an excellent break. I spent some of my own relaxing, restorative and restful holiday thinking, of course, about A-Level curricula. 655 more words

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Here at Hirshfield’s we love our wallpaper and we want you to be just as excited and inspired by all the beautiful papers available. Colors, patterns, and textures have never looked better. 168 more words

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Studying the Renaissance at A-Level and as an Undergraduate

Just a few weeks ago, the students in my first-year survey class were deep into an extract from Niccolò Machiavelli’s famous work, The Prince. First printed in 1532, although available in manuscript much earlier than that, … 828 more words

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Crucible2, Gloucester Cathedral, and the Godly

I spent some wonderful hours on Sunday at Gloucester Cathedral, taking in the Crucible2 exhibition which is on display there until October 31st. As well as a veritable who’s who of contemporary British sculpture, it’s also a fascinating study in how art and the spaces which contain art interact – the hundred sculptures are located quite carefully throughout the cathedral’s buildings and grounds, and that makes for some really interesting juxtapositions. 550 more words

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Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body

Last week, I participated in a wonderful conference hosted by Loughborough University. Entitled Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body, the conference explored a very wide range of early modern lives and experiences from right across Europe and across confessional divides. 395 more words

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Holiday Histories

I’m just back from two weeks away and, as I’ve written before, historians tend to go on their holidays merely to find new histories. The past is, after all, everywhere when you look for it. 441 more words

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