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Acre was the most cosmopolitan city in the medieval world. Its inhabitants thought it too valuable to destroy. They were wrong.
Shampooing was brought to Britain by a Bengali immigrant who knew his craft – and how to sell it.
The slippery subject of eel reproduction evaded human understanding for millennia.
Stately homes surrounded by extravagant gardens are a staple of the English countryside, but how were they funded?
Quarantine is intended to protect, but it can also punish.
A courtier of refined sensibility and an adventurer of bold and boundless ambition.
Join us as we explore a fantastic range of historical subjects and eras with those who know it best.
‘Our work on the Calais ‘Jungle’ forced me to change my mind about freedom of movement.’
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