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A bible for vegans
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A bible for vegans

The bible cookbook in Britain, before the advent of the likes of Delia Smith and Nigella Lawson, was “Mrs Beeton’s cookbook”. First published in 1861, modern versions are still in print and selling well.   Sean Sheehan   But veganism has actively arrived on the scene and, while it is […]

I am Ashurbanipal
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I am Ashurbanipal

A new big-time exhibition at the British Museum opens a graphic and disturbingly familiar window on the leader of a world power that you’ve probably never heard of.   Sean Sheehan   Ashurbanipal was his name and he ruled the Assyrian empire for some forty years, beginning in 669 BCE. […]