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Gale partners with libraries and educators around the world to create positive change and outcomes for researchers and learners.

The Gale Review is our international blog where you can meet our publishing teams, archivists, guest academics and student ambassadors as they unearth fascinating primary sources that have yet to be studied – or explore frequently studied topics from exciting new angles.

Surprises in the History of Men’s Euro Football

Surprises in the History of Men’s Euro Football

│ by Lotta Vuorio, Gale Ambassador at the University of Helsinki │ From a sport seen as unfit for physical...
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Humour, playfulness and a light-hearted attitude – How primary sources have shown me a different side to the women’s suffrage movement

Humour, playfulness and a light-hearted attitude – How primary sources have shown me a different side to the women’s suffrage movement

│by Pollie Walker, Gale Ambassador at the University of Liverpool │ At the University of Liverpool, students are lucky enough...
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Our Berlin Wall Piece: How to Gather and Analyse Primary Sources for a Research Project

Our Berlin Wall Piece: How to Gather and Analyse Primary Sources for a Research Project

│ by Kyle Sheldrake, Strategic Marketing Manager – Insight and Development │ Primary sources are a valuable resource in research...
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Why Use Primary Sources?

Why Use Primary Sources?

│by Pauli Kettunen, Gale Ambassador at the University of Helsinki│ Is the picture above what comes to mind when you...
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Atmospheric but Not Accurate – Five Ways ‘Peaky Blinders’ Stretched the Truth

Atmospheric but Not Accurate – Five Ways ‘Peaky Blinders’ Stretched the Truth

│By Emily Priest, Gale Ambassador at the University of Portsmouth│ Since 2013, Peaky Blinders stormed the UK television charts. Five...
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Putting Rugby Icon Gareth Thomas’ Story in Context with Gale Primary Sources

Putting Rugby Icon Gareth Thomas’ Story in Context with Gale Primary Sources

│ By Harry Walker, Gale Ambassador at the University of Birmingham │ Today the Rugby World Cup comes to a...
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An American Summer’s Dream

An American Summer’s Dream

│ By Megan Bowler, Gale Ambassador at the University of Liverpool │ America – a country of tradition, devout patriotism,...
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Escaping from Communist East Germany

Escaping from Communist East Germany

│ By Stefanie Meinken, Gale Field Sales Executive, South-West Germany & Switzerland │ This year, 2019, is a year of...
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The Peterloo Massacre, August 1819

The Peterloo Massacre, August 1819

│By Clem Delany, Associate Acquisitions Editor│ Two hundred years ago, on 16th August 1819, at least seventeen people died at...
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Discovering FDR through Gale Primary Sources

Discovering FDR through Gale Primary Sources

│By Tom English, Gale Field Sales Executive – North UK │ I recently enjoyed reading three excellent books on Franklin...
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