Tag Archives: H.M.S. Bounty

5000 and Going Strong

We have just achieved a significant milestone in the life of the Cambridge Library Collection – our 5,000th book has just been published.

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Mutiny On The ‘Bounty’

Are you a Charles Laughton/Clark Gable person, or a Trevor Howard/Marlon Brando one? (We’ll ignore the Hopkins/Gibson 1984 pairing for the purposes of this exercise.)

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The Man Who Knew Almost Everyone

In an earlier post, we mentioned some of the people from very different backgrounds who met on equal terms in the context of the intellectual climate of Europe in the nineteenth century. Undoubtedly, one of the key figures in the … Continue reading

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