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Britain in the 1970s: HISTORY OF HOMOSEXUALITY

Students in the History Department have been making use of the Modern Records Centre in their research for long essays and dissertations on the history of Britain in the 1970s. Here is a sample of what they have been doing:

Vikki Willcox

I am currently writing a dissertation on homosexuality in 1970s Britain and I hope to show that, contrary to existing scholarship and popular opinion, the 1970s were a good time to be gay. The MRC at Warwick has a wealth of sources on this topic and many have been invaluable to my research.

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New light on a lost age: striking photographs of Russia and China in the 1920s now online

The digitisation of more than 1,500 lantern slides from the archives of Henry Sara has now been completed, allowing researchers to see many striking images for the first time.

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