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Kafka's The Metamorphosis: a man turns into a monstrous bug


A man transforms into a kind of huge vermin overnight – Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis


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Hugh Masekela: The iconic South African musician


Looking back at the life and career of the South African musician and activist


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James Watt: The power of steam


How the Scottish engineer's ingenuity transformed industry


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The Bhagavad Gita: A guide to spiritual wisdom


The metaphysical and philosophical manual for Hindus and non-Hindus alike


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Cnut: England's Viking king


King Cnut the Great ruled much of northern Europe a millennium ago


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 2019-06-13  39m
 
 

How Afghanistan won its freedom from Britain


1919 and the creation of independent Afghanistan


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 2019-06-06  39m
 
 

Rasputin: The Siberian mystic who charmed the Tsar


Untangling the web of contradictions of the spiritual guide to the Romanov dynasty


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 2019-05-30  39m
 
 

The Moon from Earth


The science, culture and mythology of the Moon


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 2019-05-23  39m
 
 

Pearls: Treasures of the sea


The social history of pearls as a fashion and status symbol over the centuries


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 2019-05-16  40m
 
 

Thoreau: the writer who went to the woods


The author of the American classic ‘Walden’


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 2019-05-09  39m