Articles tagged british history

The British Museum, Hans Sloane, and the Visceral Stories of the Objects He Collected

Collecting the World captures the insatiable curiosity of Hans Sloane and his desire to collect and catalogue as much of the world as a man and a museum could.

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The Black Death by John Hatcher

From this great tragedy emerges a fascinating power struggle, one that contemporary readers may see as the first stirrings of the modern ideas of liberty and social justice.

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5 Oct 2007 // 4:27 AM

LONDON—I keep trying not to squint. But the light, an eerie purple, is very low. And there’s a piece of heavy glass between

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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