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The Nation's Mantelpiece: A History of the National Gallery
Ever since its conception in 1824, the 'much loved friend' in Trafalgar Square has been part of national life to an extent unmatched by any other great museum. Established, housed and maintainedExpand
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An Illiberal Descent: Natural and National History in the Work of Charles Kingsley
The Victorian novelist, historian and cleric Charles Kingsley (1819-1875) was a polymath who took a close interest in natural history. A friend and correspondent of T. H. Huxley and many otherExpand
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The Pleasure Garden, from Vauxhall to Coney Island
Introduction Jonathan Conlin 1 Chapter 1. Theaters of Hospitality: The Forms and Uses of Private Landscapes and Public Gardens John Dixon Hunt 29 Chapter 2. Pleasure Gardens and Urban Culture in theExpand
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‘An irresponsible flow of images’: Berger, Clark, and the Art of Television, 1958–1988
John Berger and Mike Dibb’s four-part 1972 BBC2 series Ways of Seeing is a landmark in British arts broadcasting: an polemical essay in deconstruction intended to clear the ground on which a trulyExpand
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The acute mania of King George III: A computational linguistic analysis
We used a computational linguistic approach, exploiting machine learning techniques, to examine the letters written by King George III during mentally healthy and apparently mentally ill periods ofExpand
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Vauxhall Revisited: The Afterlife of a London Pleasure Garden, 1770–1859
  • J. Conlin
  • History
  • The Journal of British Studies
  • 1 October 2006
I 1859 the news that Royal Vauxhall Gardens was to be sold to developers came as a shock. Since the late seventeenth century this twelve-acre suburban garden on the south bank of the Thames had beenExpand
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Making history : Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian cultural politics
I INTRODUCTION II FAITH IN HISTORY III TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME IV THE FABRIC OF HISTORY V RACE AND EMPIRE VI THE SCIENCE OF HISTORY VII CONCLUSION
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"At the Expense of the Public": The Sign Painters' Exhibition of 1762 and the Public Sphere
The Croxton Play of the Sacrament, an East Anglian eucharistie miracle play which purports to dramatize events that took place in Spain in 1461, suffers from no shortage of villains. In fact, amongExpand
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Comparison of construction costs on motorway projects using measure and value and alternative tendering initiative contractual arrangements
This paper reports the outcome of an investigation into the construction costs in 11 motorway projects. The projects formed one length of road and were of identical specification; five of theExpand
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