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A positive attitude to ageing

The September International Psychogeriatrics Article of the Month is entitled ‘Life course influences of physical and cognitive function and personality on attitudes to aging in the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936’ by Susan D. Shenkin, Ken Laidlaw, Mike Allerhand, Gillian E. Mead, John M. Star and Ian J. Deary.
The population is ageing, with the proportion of people worldwide aged over 60 rising from 8% in 1950, to 10% in 2000 and 21% in 2050 1. Read more

Cambridge Archive Editions

Cambridge Archive Editions Online

Linda Bennett 12 September 2014

Cambridge Archive Editions is a unique collection of collated diplomatic papers copied from the international archives at Kew in London. We are delighted to announce, it is now available as an online collection.
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Africa and the Indian Ocean

Kerr Alexander 8 September 2014

‘Performing Citizenship and Enacting Exclusion On Africa’s Indian Ocean Littoral’ is the latest special feature from The Journal of African History…. In this blog post, editors Felicitas Becker and Joel Cabrita discuss the development