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Articles with keyword "London"

Habeas Corpus: From England to Empire


Impertinent Questions with Paul D. Halliday

On the origins of habeas corpus.


Baskerville Hounded

From The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765–1810 by Thomas F. Bonnell, published by Oxford University Press, 2008.

Deborah Harkness


Impertinent Questions with Deborah Harkness

On animated pies and other curiosities of sixteenth-century life.


The Voracious Pen of Thomas Carlyle

A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.

Portrait of Mary St. John Hutchinson


British Modernism’s Many Manners

The Bloomsbury group broke ties with Victorian ideals and reimagined British art.

Samuel Johnson's 1755 Dictionary


What Samuel Johnson Really Did

He made dictionaries matter.