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Letter from Sir David Cannadine

What's new: June 2020

This month’s update contains 27 new articles, ranging from a grammarian in the early sixteenth-century to a twentieth-century comedy double-act, and with a special focus on the circle of the social thinker William Godwin. Read the summary of new content here.

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Braithwaite, Eustace Edward Adolph Ricardo [known as E. R. Braithwaite] (1912–2016)

 The autobiographical fiction of E. R. Braithwaite, who volunteered for war service in the RAF but faced discrimination when he sought work in postwar London, provides an insightful chronicle of the Windrush generation from one who lived through it.

 

 

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JUNE 18, 2020

What's new: June 2020

This month’s update contains 27 new articles, ranging from a grammarian in the early sixteenth-century to a twentieth-century comedy double-act, and with a special focus on the circle of the social thinker William Godwin.

MAY 14, 2020

What's new: May 2020

This month’s update records the lives of 16 Victorian women who achieved significance in the worlds of art, education, authorship, prison government, and nursing.

APRIL 9, 2020

What's new: April 2020

This month’s update contains 13 articles, recording women’s lives in a variety of spheres – from accountancy and education to domestic service and musical comedy – in the transformative period of suffrage and after. Read the introduction by Lyndsey Jenkins and the summary of new content here.