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What one Georgian family can teach us about writing letters in the age of Zoom

Zivica Kerkez/Shutterstock Rachel Smith, Cardiff University The pandemic has led to a huge increase in how often we use video calls (especially Zoom) to contact family, friends and loved ones across households. However, separation from loved ones is not new. From at least the 18th century, people have been communicating at a distance to maintain relationships. In an age before …

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