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Heroic Hedgehogs – The Hedgehog in Popular Culture

Heroic Hedgehogs – The Hedgehog in Popular Culture

│by Constance Lam, Gale Ambassador at the University of Durham University│ The twenty first century marks the return of the...
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“When is a Woman…?” Exploring Cultural Expectations of Women Advocated in Historical Newspapers

“When is a Woman…?” Exploring Cultural Expectations of Women Advocated in Historical Newspapers

│by Lotta Vuorio, Gale Ambassador at the University of Helsinki│ When I was preparing to deliver my first presentation as...
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Discover the History of British Hong Kong Through Handwritten Documents – Now Available in “Easy Mode”!

Discover the History of British Hong Kong Through Handwritten Documents – Now Available in “Easy Mode”!

│By Pauli Kettunen, Gale Ambassador at the University of Helsinki│ One of the best aspects of Gale Primary Sources is...
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Exploring the Potential of Video Games as Learning Tools Using Gale Primary Sources

Exploring the Potential of Video Games as Learning Tools Using Gale Primary Sources

│By Evelyn Moran, Gale Ambassador at the National University of Ireland Galway│ Video games are a popular mode of entertainment...
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From Political Violence to Political Power – Examining Newspaper Reports on Political Violence Around the World

From Political Violence to Political Power – Examining Newspaper Reports on Political Violence Around the World

│By Pollie Walker, Gale Ambassador at the University of Liverpool | Students at the University of Liverpool are able to...
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Introducing ‘Women’s Studies Archive: Voice and Vision’

Introducing ‘Women’s Studies Archive: Voice and Vision’

│By Rachel Holt, Gale Primary Sources Acquisitions Editor│ Read moreIntroducing ‘Women’s Studies Archive: Voice and Vision’
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Paradise Found: Exploring Historical Maps and Travel Writing

Paradise Found: Exploring Historical Maps and Travel Writing

│By Matthew Trenholm, Gale Ambassador at the University of Exeter│ Of all the Gale archives I’ve explored so far, my...
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“Even the Sacramental Cup Was Not Exempt from Adulteration” – The Hazards of Drinking an Old Bottle of Claret

“Even the Sacramental Cup Was Not Exempt from Adulteration” – The Hazards of Drinking an Old Bottle of Claret

│By Amelie Bonney, Gale Ambassador at the University of Oxford│ Have you recently enjoyed a special, vintage bottle of wine...
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The Power of Voice: Oral Histories in Gale’s Political and Extremism and Radicalism archive

The Power of Voice: Oral Histories in Gale’s Political and Extremism and Radicalism archive

│By Vicky Fielding, Senior Marketing Manager │ There are currently 61 oral histories in Political Extremism and Radicalism in the...
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What Is the Meaning of Christmas? Celebrating the 25th December Around the World in History

What Is the Meaning of Christmas? Celebrating the 25th December Around the World in History

| By Meg Ison, Gale Ambassador at the University of Portsmouth | The longed-for Christmas break ultimately meant one thing...
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