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ale

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

The standard word for an ‘alcoholic drink made by fermenting malt’ in Anglo-Saxon England was ealu, source of modern English ale (bėor, modern English beer, existed, but was not in common...

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Alton Towers

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden — Literature.

Staffordshire, England, is an estate of rare eccentricity and extravagance covering an area of 135 hectares/333 acres. From 1810 Charles Talbot, 15th Earl of Staffordshire, built an...

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ASHER, Jane (<i>born</i> 1946), actress, writer and businesswoman

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P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Cookery, Food, and Drink; Performing Arts; Theatre; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 585 words.

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Aubyn, John Francis Arthur St (1919 - 2013), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Cornwall, 1992–94

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P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; Political History; Politics; State and Local Government; History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Intellectual History; Literature; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 224 words.

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Aunt Jemima

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Literature.

Trademark, stereotype, cultural icon to many whites, and racist caricature to many African Americans. For Chris Rutt and Charles Underwood, Aunt Jemima was the perfect symbol for their...

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BERRY, Mary Rosa Alleyne (<i>born</i> 1935), cookery writer, since 1966, and television cook, since 1970

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Cookery, Food, and Drink; Intellectual History; Literature. 453 words.

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BEVAN, Robert (<i>born</i> 1945), after-dinner speaker (as Bob “The Cat” Bevan), author, broadcaster, presenter, interviewer, comedian, journalist, poet, scriptwriter

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature. 219 words.

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BISSELL, Frances Mary (<i>born</i> 1946), freelance writer

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P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Cookery, Food, and Drink; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 406 words.

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BROOKING, Trevor (David) (<i>born</i> 1948), football broadcaster, since 1984; Director of Football Development, Football Association, 2004–14

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 131 words.

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BROWN, Sarah Elizabeth (<i>born</i> 1952), writer and broadcaster; Flexible Learning Co-ordinator, Christ’s School, Richmond, since 2004

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Cookery, Food, and Drink; Intellectual History; Literature. 207 words.

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