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By Henry Normal
The Reason I Jump from the parents' perspective
David Lloyd George left a profound political legacy, despite being described by the wife of his successor, Herbert Asquith, as a 'gambler without foresight'. He is, of course, best known as the Prime Minister who led Britain to victory in World War I, but his contribution to domestic politics was...
From 1803, through six generations, Sissons manufactured paint in the city of Kingston upon Hull. With unequalled access to the personalities and the Company archive, the last member of the family to join the company captures both the entrepreneurial spirit of Sissons Brothers, and the family’s commitment to their staff...
Audrey Roth Bennet invites the reader to look back on her interesting life. After marrying her husband, a civil engineer, Audrey travelled with him for work. They spent time in Pakistan, Iran, Wales, Tanzania and Turkey to name but a few countries!
Pauli Murray 1910-1985 played pivotal roles in both the modern civil rights and women's movements. In the 1950s, her legal scholarship helped Thurgood Marshall to shift his course and attack segregation frontally in Brown v. Board of Education. In the 1960s, Murray persuaded Betty Friedan to help her found an...