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A brief history of dieting: At a time of year when many people look to their New Year's resolutions, Jayne Shrimpton reveals that dieting is certainly no new endeavour
If the invader comes...: Stuart A. Raymond looks at the WW2 Invasion Committees and the useful records they have left
The greats of greetings cards: Nick Thorne explores the records of the Jewish family responsible for many of our ancestors' greeting cards
How justice failed Beatrice and Emily: The unsolved murders of two little girls in 1890s Gloucestershire show the problems with convicting those identified as the likely offender. By Nell Darby
Crime by numbers: Kate Hollis investigates criminal record keeping in Victorian Kent
History in the details: Materials – leather (part 4)

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