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  • History Roundup 991: Archaeology February 23, 2018

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 991: Archaeology

    Today’s links follow 1) Spider Web Stones: Denmark 2) Whose Bones: Northumberland 3) Oldest Pyramid: US 4) Ancient Wine: Sicily 5) Ancient Kid’s Toy: Prehistory and from the archives 6) Prison Breaks with Planes Other links: On the turning away (Pink Floyd)

    History Roundup 990: Animals February 22, 2018

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    History Roundup 990: Animals

    Today’s links follow 1) Rabbit Domestication: Prehistory (?) 2) White Dogs of Death! 3) Early Dog-Human Relations: Prehistory 4) Mermaid and UFO? The sea 5) Dog Meat: Euroasia and from the archives 6) Early Flying Messengers Other links: Black Velvet

    History Roundup 989: Crime February 21, 2018

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    History Roundup 989: Crime

    Today’s links follow 1) Beheading Models: Paris/ London 2) Death Kiss: Urban Legend? Prison Cell 3) Drunk on Genocide: Lebensraum 4) Love Bullets: Ohio 5) Arsenic Poisoner: England and from the archives 6) Holy Gunpowder Other links: Going Home

    History Roundup 988: Medicine February 20, 2018

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    History Roundup 988: Medicine

    Today’s links follow 1) Healthgate: Doctors and Presidents 2) Travelling Skeleton: Mid Atlantic 3) Cuneiform Medical Tablets: Mesopotamia 4) Psychedelic Science: England 5) Castrations gone wrong etc: Book Review and from the archives 6) Fairy Jousting Other links: Into the Mystic

    History Roundup 987: Love and Sex February 19, 2018

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    History Roundup 987: Love and Sex

    Today’s links follow 1) Don’t Tattoo His Name! The Body 2) Georgian Sex Manual: England 3) Brothel Life: Dublin 4) Marvellous Marion: Her Private Island 5) Married Love: early 20C British book and from the archives 6) National Caricatures Other links: Fugazi (Marillion)

    History Roundup 986: Miscellany February 16, 2018

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    History Roundup 986: Miscellany

    Today’s links follow 1) New Shakespeare Source: Computer software (article of the week?) 2) Aprons: England 3) Lost Lieutenant General: Louisiana 4) Donuts and WW1: the trenches 5) Pyjamas and WW1: England and from the archives 6) Red and Blue in the Persian Gulf Other links: King returns (love ‘prognosticate’!)

    History Roundup 985: Mystery February 15, 2018

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    History Roundup 985: Mystery

    Today’s links follow 1) Secret Code: Spain 2) Weird Trades: Utah 3) Great Eccentric: London 4) Great War Buckle Mystery: Scotland 5) Lost Books: Invisible Libraries and from the archives 6) Juliana Jumps Other links: Sade By your side

    History Roundup 984: Love and Games February 14, 2018

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    History Roundup 984: Love and Games

    Today’s links follow 1) Dice: underground 2) Lover’s Tiff: England 3) Maoist’s Love Affair in Graphic Novel: Sweden (sounds promising) 4) Ten Crowns: Computer 5) Extra Marital Affairs in 1960s: England and from the archives 6) El Halia Other links: Love Fools (Cardigans)

    History Roundup 983: Crime and War February 13, 2018

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 983: Crime and War

    Today’s links follow 1) Poisonous Picnic: Indiana! 2) Viking Graves with Dead Children: England 3) Duelling Pistols: the field of honour 4) Destruction of History: 1922 5) Hitler’s Plans for invasion: Britain and from the archives 6) Swiss Zulus Other links: Brilliant Disguise

    History Roundup 982: Supernatural February 12, 2018

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    History Roundup 982: Supernatural

    Today’s links follow 1) Soldier Ghosts: Japan and Pacific 2) Floating Saints: Tibet 3) Flaming Torch: India 4) Poltergeist: England 5) Fairy Investigation Society: the world (?) and from the archives 6) Transvestite Protestors Other links: In the Garden

    History Roundup 981: Death February 9, 2018

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    History Roundup 981: Death

    Today’s links follow 1) Charles I’s Death: England 2) Prehistoric Girl Back from the Dead: Reconstruction 3) Pig Death: US 4) Priestess Tomb: Egypt 5) Creepy Burial: Mexico and from the archives 6) Fewest Casualties Other links: Hiring Fair, Fairport Convention (get’s old quickly, but once a year beautiful…)

    History Roundup 980: Food February 8, 2018

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    History Roundup 980: Food

    Today’s links follow 1) Cuneiform Cookies: Oven 2) Fast Food History: mainly US 3) History of Airplane Food: the skies 4) Historical Sugar: US 5) Salt and Pepper, Together: why? and from the archives 6) The Greatest Marine (a favourite) Other links: The Eastern Front (lecture) http://bobrowen.com/nymas/podcasts/diNardo%20WWI%203.mp3

    History Roundup 979: Mysteries February 7, 2018

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    History Roundup 979: Mysteries

    Today’s links follow 1) Why Turbans: England 2) Ripper Letter Mystery Solved: London 3) DB Cooper Solved: the skies 4) Finding Bone Fort: US 5) Regency Dating: England and from the archives 6) Fastest Marchers Other links: Lars’ Archery Trickery (perhaps bad history but fun to watch)

    History Roundup 978: Supernatural February 6, 2018

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    History Roundup 978: Supernatural

    Today’s links follow 1) Unlucky Houses: your street? 2) Fairy Writer: Cornwall 3) Suspected Witch: Ipswich 4) Haunted House Film: US 5) Western Ghost Story: US and from the archives 6) Blunt Swords Other links: US Prisoners of War http://bobrowen.com/nymas/podcasts/Paul%20Springer%20-%20P

    History Roundup 977: Archaeology February 5, 2018

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 977: Archaeology

    Today’s links follow 1) Painted Parthenon: Greece 2) Designing Stonehenge: UK 3) Chess Piece: Norway 4) Early Tool Mystery: India 5) Archaeology in Space: the final frontier and from the archives 6) Unbloody Battle Other links: Agincourt (been wondering about arrows)

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