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Selling the past: Paul Matthews investigates the history of advertisements in the 19th and early 20th centuries
Nanna's wartime postcards: Keith Gregson reports on the remarkable survival of more than a hundred wartime postcards sent to his wife's grandmother during WW1
Reformatory life: Nell Darby investigates the history of reformatory schools, in the first of a regular feature on criminal history
Family snapshots: Jayne Shrimpton investigates amateur photography and the unique view of the past it offers
Century of schisms: The early modern period was one of the most religiously and politically charged eras in English history, as Harry Cunningham explains
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on women's headwear

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