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Blog Entry What have the Romans done for us? Archaeologist examines life under the Empire
A new book by an archaeologist at Leicester challenges previous histories of the ancient Roman Empire by focusing not on its rulers, but those they ruled.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December
Blog Entry Like sport? Then you'll love the army
Is there any truth to a popular belief? For the first time ever the relationship between sport and the military over a long period of time is analysed in a new book.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December
Blog Entry New book on genetic heritage of Vikings: it's one Thingwall after another
Between 2002 and 2007, researchers from the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham conducted an epic research project into the genetic influence of Vikings in Northwest England.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December
Blog Entry Why you should buy yourself a Bible this Christmas
The Oxford University Press blog is rounding out the year with a series of guest posts by OUP authors on classic works of English literature that are worth revisiting, including our own Professor Gordon Campbell.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December
Blog Entry Pro and Con: Law Lecturer debates human rights in new book
Debating Social Rights is the second book in a series of volumes wherein two noted legal academics present counter-arguments on a particular topic.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / December
Blog Entry New book features our Engineering Building
The University’s iconic Engineering Building is featured in a new volume about the architectural work of Sir James Stirling.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / November
Blog Entry Dawn of a new scientific discipline: Microbial endocrinology
New book shows that bacteria can tell when you’re stressed – and take advantage of it.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / November
Blog Entry National museums and national identities: new book from international collaboration
How British is the British Museum? Or indeed, how much does any national museum reflect national identity? It’s one of those questions so basic and obvious that it is rarely asked. Until now.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / October
Blog Entry The King James Bible, 400 years old and still in print
New book from Leicester academic traces four centuries of religious debate, literary influence and spelling mistakes.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / October
Blog Entry Chronicling the Kop: cultural context and the captain’s false teeth
Leicester academic pens the definitive history of Liverpool FC.
Located in News and Events / / 2010 Archive / September

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