This Orient Isle [Book Of The Week]

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0120160328
0120160328

Professor Jerry Brotton examines the origins of the British taste for oriental imports.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0220160329
0220160329

A merchant voyage ends in tragedy when the English crew are captured.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

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0420160331
0420160331

Elizabeth I's advisers debate how to satisfy the sultan of Turkey's demands for presents.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0520160401
0520160401

How the London stage reflected the Elizabethan fascination with the world of Islam.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres