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more sociology from the daily mail (well – the lse actually… but nowhere as beautifully presented as here)

11.04.2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

I think the commonly used phrase is “You couldn’t make it up”… http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2479271/1-000-years-invaded-need-Norman-like-Darcy-Percy-ahead.html Yes – the same families that were at the top of the social pecking order following 1066 are still there 2013.  This is surprising if one thinks of events like the Industrial Revolution in crudely Marxist terms as radical overturn of a ...

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