Monthly Archives: December 2015

Can Buildings Talk?

Broadcaster: BBC Four Year: 2014 Genre: Documentary URL: http://bobnational.net/record/227514 Review by: Steven Ragdale This episode of ‘Majesty and Mortar: Britain’s Great Palaces’ is the first in a three part documentary series by the much-loved architectural historian Dan Cruickshank, who has delighted in … Continue reading

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Can documentaries enhance the study of history?

Broadcaster: BBC Two Year: 2014 (transmission) Genre: Documentary URL: https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/prog/06CD48B7?bcast=108405155 Review by: Cara Goodwin How do we make history interesting? The association of an academic pursuit filled with time-consuming reading intrinsically linked with the older man in a tweed jacket and arm chair clings … Continue reading

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