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Researching Military History in Newspapers

Researching Military History in Newspapers

History was once dominated by ‘great men’ and ‘great battles’.  Today we can tell a far more nuanced story about the...
Hot off the press – new titles added this week

Hot off the press – new titles added this week

This past week we added 121,544 pages to the Archive.  We have 4 brand new titles, and added new years to twenty-seven existing titles.  Our...
Eliza Ross – the forgotten female burker

Eliza Ross – the forgotten female burker

The British Newspaper Archive is proud to feature a guest blog by author Naomi Clifford.  In 2016, Naomi Clifford wrote The Disappearance of...

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