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  • History Roundup 53 including a flatulent fuhrer March 29, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups , trackback

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    Today’s post on totalitarianism and urban legends: now for the history roundup:

    1) Bonnie Prince Charlie: drunken wife-beater

    2) Suffragettes: on and off the rails

    3) Exhibition for lost Chinese civ: look out for science fiction…

    4) More on Cats as Weapons: but can we trust NG?

    5) Violet Jessop: little miss unsinkable

    6) Should a Confederist ‘Soldier’ be College President: well…

    7) O’Donnell Disease and Death: scary visions

    8) The shipwrecks we most want: great list though types of ships more than specific ships (I feel a post coming on)

    9) Two at a time for a shilling: the eighteenth century threesome

    10) Hitler’s health: who and what killed the fuhrer

    11) DNA and History: Progress

    And from the archives

    12) Baby eating eagles: a history of a legend with great pictures

    Other links: celestial archaeology, some thoughts around black dogs, speak plainly in English, languages and digital extinction, China and Capital Punishment and Crimean military dolphins rescued by Russia!