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Representing the people before the vote: Petitions to parliament in the eighteenth century

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This post was written by Dr Philip Loft. When we think of the ‘golden age’ of parliamentary petitioning, thoughts may first turn to the nineteenth century. When slavery was abolished in the British Caribbean colonies in 1833, it followed the …

Data Collection and Research in Economic History in the age of the 'Digital Revolution': A Guest Blog by Kara Dimitruk, University of California, Irvine

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There now hangs a print of the rolls of Acts of Parliament – inspired by the Act Room – above the large research table in the reading room of the Parliamentary Archives. This was a new addition on my most …