Tag: history

Brussels, Europe, France, Heritage

Battle-damaged jacket proved to be from Waterloo

Researchers at Cranfield University have validated the authenticity of a jacket worn by a British Army officer at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. The red military jacket, which is over two hundred years old […]

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Africa, Europe, Gadgets, Technology

Why the science of ancient times is important today

Even in ancient times, mankind was developing technologies and forms of scientific research that are the basis for some of current technological and scientific developments and gadgets we use today. Did you know that the […]

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Europe, Julia Gasper, Oxford, Oxford University

Elizabeth Craven: Writer, Feminist and European

An interview by Jolanta Ryba This Question and Answer interview with the rising star of biography writing, and well-known Oxford historian  Julia Gasper, about her latest book, a biography of Elizabeth Craven. How different was […]

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