Mark Wilson, Northumbria University Since the end of the Second World War, there has been a growing environmental consciousness, largely influenced by various environmental disasters, such as the sinking of the oil tanker Torrey Canyon off the Cornish coast in … Continue reading
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Frank Christianson, Brigham Young University “What connexion [sic] can there have been between many people in the innumerable histories of this world, who, from opposite sides of great gulfs, have, nevertheless, been very curiously brought together?” Dickens spends several hundred … Continue reading
George Campbell Gosling, University of Liverpool Welcome back! Over the summer we’ve been posting podcasts from our archive of seminar and conference recordings (which you can browse here), but now it’s back to our weekly posts on the latest research, reflections … Continue reading
Podcast: Following ‘The Absent-Minded Beggar’ – a case-history of a fund-raising campaign of the South African War
VAHS Seminar given by Dr John Lee of the University of Bristol on 22 November 2010 ABSTRACT Kipling’s poem was written at the very beginning of the South African war to raise money for the families of soldiers. It was … Continue reading