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Global crossings

Chinese export painting was an intriguing phenomenon in the 18th and 19th centuries, when the West’s fascination with decorative arts in the chinoiserie style gave rise to the production of …

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Morris on!

Morris dancing. Where to begin? When I describe this English folk dance to some friends, acquaintances and absolute strangers, I am often met with puzzled looks. It is an ancient …