Monthly Archives: April 2014

“The End of One-Pound-One,” or, the Long Suffering Gladstone Hates His Boss

Have you ever had a boss that you absolutely despised? W. Gladstone certainly did. Not to be confused with the nineteenth century British Prime Minister of the same name, Gladstone¬†was a labourer for the Hudson’s Bay Company in his youth … Continue reading

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A Few Lesser-Known Online Libraries and Archives You Should Know

The internet is a fascinating place. Many imagine historians to look rather like that historian who gets slain after the fourth wall breaks in¬†Monty Python and the Holy Grail, more at home in the dusty archive wearing a tweed shirt … Continue reading

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