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The burdens and benefits of the WWF brand
Danita Catherine Burke

WWF's Arctic work and why it is generally well received in the North and Arctic is strongly informed by the organization's legacy, which is tied to its brand. To understand WWF's legacy in the Arctic and the wider Circumpolar North, however, you must situate it within the wider context of IENGO campaigning and movements which have impacted the region and which were briefly discussed in Chapter 1 . WWF representatives working on Arctic and northern issues are aware of the contextual complexities that the IENGO legacy in the Arctic and North

in WWF and Arctic environmentalism
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Keith Beattie

Legacies 7 Summarising the legacy of what he called Jennings’ ‘precious handful of films’, Lindsay Anderson wrote in 1981 that while the films ‘may not seem directly dedicated to our dilemmas … they can still stir and inspire us with their imaginative and moral impulse’.1 More appropriately, to rephrase Anderson’s observation, Jennings’ films continue to ‘stir and inspire’ precisely because they continue in various ways to raise issues relevant to the present: among them, forms of representation capable of effectively expressing everyday experience and national

in Humphrey Jennings
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Un héros très discret, Le Promeneur du Champ-de-Mars, Indigènes and Diplomatie
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people, of their suffering and of the camps; in bearing witness again and again; in acknowledging the errors of the past, and the errors committed by the State; in concealing nothing about the dark hours of our history, we are simply defending an idea of humanity, of human liberty and dignity.) Introduction: the legacy of the Occupation on screen The 1980s and 1990s were characterised by the prominence of Jewish memory and the large shadow cast by the Holocaust

in Reframing remembrance
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Henry A. McGhie

15 Legacies T his chapter discusses Dresser’s legacies and explores some of the reasons why he and his contemporaries fell from sight, as ornithology shifted from individuals to institutions, and from the study of specimens in collections to studies of living birds. A History of the Birds of Europe A History of the Birds of Europe was always Dresser’s most famous and influential work on birds. In his biography of Joseph Wolf (who illustrated some of the plates for the book), Alfred Palmer wrote of the relief to be gained from sinking into a chair with a volume

in Henry Dresser and Victorian ornithology
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Naomi Paxton

190 6 Legacy It has been assumed that the passing of the Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) Act in 1928 marked the end of the campaigning of suffrage societies; however, the AFL, along with many other organisations, stayed active and continued to provide a means by which actresses could unite, collaborate, campaign and network in a politically active, professional organisation. Maggie B.  Gale’s study of women’s professional theatre from 1918 to 1962 details the female playwrights who had their work put on in the West End –​and shows how plays by

in Stage Rights!
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Brenda M. King

of India, are now confirmed as major influences on English textile development. We cannot conceive of European textiles today without taking into account the enduring influence of India’s textile traditions on Western manufactures. This Indian legacy was acknowledged by a wide range of provincial and metropolitan institutions as well as by influential individuals. The range of

in Silk and empire
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John Privilege

10 Legacy Despite his prominence as a historical figure and the length of his career, Michael Logue has suffered to a surprising degree in the historiography of the period. When not ignored by historians, he has often been dismissed as a known quantity, a one-dimensional character lacking nuance and depth. Most often, historians have questioned his nationalist credentials. Miller’s description of the cardinal has remained rather typical. ‘He enjoyed waiting upon royalty’, he has stated, and ‘delighted in entertaining visiting British dignitaries with champagne

in Michael Logue and the Catholic Church in Ireland, 1879–1925
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The liberation of Alderney necessitated gargantuan efforts to restore the island to a habitable state. 1 When Alderney’s pre-war population returned in December 1945, evidence of occupation still dominated the landscape and clean-up operations continued for years afterwards. In the decades since, the islanders, local government and British government have grappled with this legacy and the issue of forced and slave labour. 2 Accounts provided after liberation (and up to present day

in 'Adolf Island'
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Avril Horner

for a novel about ghastly deaths and transformations in a pleasant Midlands village. Published to mixed reviews in 1954, some of which had been openly hostile, the novel was received more positively in 1987, much to Barbara's relief. ‘The striking events of the plot are recounted in Barbara Comyns's customary manner – clear, uninvolved and ingenuous’, wrote Patricia Craig in the Times Literary Supplement . 4 Money was now flowing in from her work – and John Faraday's legacy

in Barbara Comyns
Austerity, Brexit and leadership woes
David Cutts
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Andrew Russell
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Joshua Townsley

examine the extent to which the coalition legacy and austerity undermined the Liberal Democrats’ electoral recovery. The chapter also explores the salience of Brexit post 2016 and addresses why an electoral Remain lifeline for the party failed to materialise. We examine whether this was out of the party’s control, or if the blame lay with strategic miscalculations and internal failings. Lastly, this chapter explores the thorny issue of leadership. Over the four-year period, three leaders came and went. We focus on the

in The Liberal Democrats