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Report on archaeological investigations at Al-Khor Island, Qatar. Chapter headings are: Introduction; Survey & Excavation; The Pottery of Al-Khor Island; Discussion and Conclusions. There is also an illustrated ...

Al-Khor Island

Report on archaeological investigations at Al-Khor Island, Qatar. Chapter headings are: Introduction; Survey & Excavation; The Pottery of Al-Khor Island; Discussion and Conclusions. There is also an illustrated …

The maiden voyage of the Titanic in 1912 took place at a time when fashions were undergoing a major change on both sides of the Atlantic. The vessel carried hundreds of wealthy passengers...

Titanic Style

The maiden voyage of the Titanic in 1912 took place at a time when fashions were undergoing a major change on both sides of the Atlantic. The vessel carried hundreds of wealthy passengers…

Who designed Blenheim Palace or provided the furniture for Queen Victoria's country houses? When did billiard rooms become fashionable? Where can you see a ...

The Country House Companion

Who designed Blenheim Palace or provided the furniture for Queen Victoria’s country houses? When did billiard rooms become fashionable? Where can you see a …

In 1778 two women ran away from their aristocratic homes in Ireland to make a new life together. Disowned by their families, they were soon in debt, but persevered towards their goal of living together ...

The Ladies of Llangollen

In the time of Jane Austen music was an essential part of a young lady's education, and an important weapon in her sexual armoury. Jane Austen herself was not an outstanding performer, but she kept ...

The Innocent Diversion

Millfield School is the country's largest co-educational boarding school. Christopher Martin was its head for almost a decade. As he describes his hectic daily round, we start to appreciate the sheer scale of the task: ...

Head Over Heels

This recently discovered diary of a young banker from Bridgnorth covers the years 1857-60, and provides an unusual insight into the life of a Victorian town, and into the heart of a young man of ...

Talking with Past Hours