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Countdown to Downton Abbey (1 day to go!) – The Rise and Fall of the English Country House

“History is bunk,” Henry Ford once said. What he meant was that most history, as written in textbooks and taught in schools, has little to do with life as lived by ordinary people.  War and politics are on the periphery … Continue reading

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