Preserving threatened documentary heritage around the world: £9 million grant awarded to continue British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme

  • Endangered Archives Programme (EAP) has supported digitisation of endangered heritage collections in 90 countries  
  • Second major grant of £9 million to fund EAP for next seven years
  • Free exhibition to showcase digitisation work supported by the EAP
  • Beyond Timbuktu: Preserving the Manuscripts of Djenné, Mali (Second Floor Gallery, British Library, 28 September 2018 – 6 January 2019)

An international programme dedicated to preserving archival material in danger of destruction, neglect or physical deterioration, has been awarded a £9 million grant to fund its continuing work, across a diverse range of projects worldwide, for the next seven years.

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Hadith, What, Why, and When….

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An important book that provides a balanced history and structure of Islam. Islam is talked about widely by Muslims and non-Muslimsst, and yet both groups exhibit a singular lack of knowledge about the subject. – Strongly Recommended.


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Living With Hitler, accounts of Hitler’s Household Staff

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An ‘upstairs and downstairs’ account of life with Hitler at the Berghof. This is a collection of accounts from three people who served Hitler as his domestic staff, providing original views of living with Hitler. – Highly Recommended


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The German Army on the Eastern Front, An Inner View Of The Ostheer’s Experiences of War

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A comprehensive account of the experience of the German Army in combat on the Eastern Front during WWII. The authors provide an authentic insight, as seen by the soldiers at the time. – Highly Recommended.


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The Tanks of Operation Barbarossa, Soviet Versus German Armour on the Eastern Front

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A well researched and comprehensive review of German and Soviet tanks in combat on the Eastern Front. The research is based on original research into recently declassified Russian archives, offering fresh insights. – Highly Recommended.


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Professor Porsche’s Wars, The Secret Life of Ferdinand Porsche, The Legendary Engineer Who Armed Two Belligerents Through Four Decades

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A well researched and comprehensive review of Ferdinand Porsche’s work in designing and producing vehicles and engines for German aggression. The work of Porsche in building for the German war machine is a long story from the second and third German attempts to lead a conquered Europe. – Much Recommended.


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