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Lionel Asbo: State of England

Lionel Asbo - a very violent but not very successful young criminal - is going about his morning duties in ...

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Calories and Corsets: A History of Dieting Over 2,000 Years

Today we are urged from all sides to slim down and shape up, to shed a few pounds or lose ...

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How to Be a Woman

There’s never been a better time to be a woman: we have the vote and the Pill, and we haven’t ...

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Waiting to Be Heard

Amanda Knox spent four years in a foreign prison for a crime she did not commit. In the fall of ...

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The Spirit of the Game: How Sport Made the Modern World

The spirit of the game was first nurtured on the playing fields of the English public school, and in the ...

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Mr Churchill's Profession: Statesman, Orator, Writer

In 1953, Winston Churchill received the Nobel Prize for Literature. In fact, Churchill was a professional writer before he was ...

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