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  • History Roundup 49 including Gentleman Jack March 25, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups , trackback

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    Today’s post is on Heliopolis and the Phoenix

    1) Gentleman Jack: in prison and out

    2) Norfolk Footprints: most detailed online post to date about the oldest prints in Europe

    3) 1914 Grand World Tour: Baseball international

    4) Amenhotep III: two massive statues

    5) Dressing an 18 Cent Lady: how many tradesmen

    6) Black Dogs and Dynamite: ‘window area’

    7) Medieval Magic Tricks: conjuring not demons

    8)¬†Mayans Used Spike Clubs: look at the skulls…

    9) Scientific Racism: the book that started the craze

    10) Dealing with David Irving: Hitler’s hair

    11) The Most Expensive Stamp: and its strange history

    Other links: you can never hold back spring (Tom Waits), the biggest death penalty in history, and the nitty gritty of control in Crimea.