1. A gown for all ages: landscapes, objects, and family in a global context

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    November 20, 2016 by Andrew W M Smith

    On October the 16th, we christened my daughter Penelope. Having family and friends come along for the service, next to …
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  2. Page 99 Test

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    November 17, 2016 by Andrew W M Smith

    I was invited to contribute a guest post to the ‘Page 99 test’ blog. The test involves opening a book …
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  3. Book Launch: Report & Recording

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    November 4, 2016 by Andrew W M Smith

    My book launch took place on 31st October at the IHR. Ludivine Broch has written up a report on the …
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  4. “Citizen of nowhere”: Revolution and reaction revived

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    October 6, 2016 by Andrew W M Smith

    “Citizen of nowhere”: there’s a poetic ring to it, I suppose, though its inference is dark. As Peter Catterall points …
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  5. Doing History: A Timeline of My Book’s Publication

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    September 27, 2016 by Andrew W M Smith

    Someone asked me recently about my experience of publishing my book, and as I started thinking about it I realised …
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  6. Strength to Remain

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    June 22, 2016 by Andrew W M Smith

    Let’s not retreat into the nostalgic past, nor forfeit our influence. Let’s not surrender to fear & doubt. Let’s strive …
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  7. Life Cycles: The Ephemera of Research

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    June 9, 2016 by Andrew W M Smith

    Parking tickets, library cards, recipes, notes, and adverts; I love second-hand books and the stuff that you can find tucked …
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