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Tarpaulin

this evening (monday 28th), 8.00-8.30pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 11.00am, wednesday 30th)
the tarpaulin: a biography

“Historian Dina Gusejnova tells the story of tarpaulin from 17th century mariners to today’s refugee camps … The tarpaulin is a fabric of conflict. … Dina hears stories of the internment in WW1 and then in WW2 on the Isle of Man where one internee, sociologist Norbert Elias, founded an impromptu university …”

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