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Reconstructing the news: British newsreel documentation and the British Universities Newsreel Project
N ewsreels as a subject of academic study in Britain owe much to Thorold Dickinson. The noted film editor and director of such classics as Gaslight, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery, The Next of Kin andExpand
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Entering the Lists: MI5's great spy round-up of August 1914
  • N. Hiley
  • Political Science
  • 1 February 2006
One of the most famous successes of the British Security Service, popularly known as MI5, was its great spy round-up of August 1914. According to all previous histories, official and unofficial,Expand
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that there many aspects of this history which remain insufficiently researched. Digesting all four volumes of Naficy’s ‘magnum opus’ will prove a daunting task for many, but on the strength of theseExpand
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Semantic Image Retrieval - The User Perspective - Programme
‘A New and Vital Moral Factor’: Cartoon Book Publishing in Britain During the First World War
The outbreak of war in August 1914 brought an outpouring of cartoons by British artists. It was accepted without question that the war was an appropriate subject for cartoons, and cartoon books andExpand
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Re-entering the Lists: MI5's Authorized History and the August 1914 Arrests
Abstract The 2009 Authorized History of MI5 carried a new defence of its August 1914 operation, in which Vernon Kell, its first Director, supposedly scored a coup by capturing all 21 German agentsExpand
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