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Master of endurance: Marking the centenary of Ernest Shackleton's death this month, Caroline Roope tells the remarkable story of this great explorer
History's reckoning: From clay tablets to computers, Richard Willis explores the history of accounting and accountants
Crime among cops: We rely on our police forces to help us, solving crimes and making us feel safe. But there is a long history of scandal within the police ranks... By Nell Darby
Updating a Shetland ancestry: Keith Gregson examines some of the resources – old and new – useful for researching roots on the Scottish isles
A brewer's road to Damascus: Nick Thorne follows the story of Frederick Nicholas Charrington, the ex-brewer who built a temperance movement hall down the road from the brewery
History in the details: Materials – cotton (part 1)

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