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  • History Roundup 363 including Moa Pie March 26, 2015

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 363 including Moa Pie

    Today’s links follow. 1) Writing A Source Commentary: Historiography 2) Sultan’s Weapons for Sale: India/Auction House 3) Cooked Moa: New Zealand 4) Female Detective: Chicago 5) Letter Lost Behind Radiator: Scotland 6) The Last Astrologer: London 7) First Viking Chiefess: Shetland 8) The Cafe: European High Streets and from the archives 9) Church Fathers and […]

    History Roundup 362 including Dogs of WW1 March 25, 2015

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    History Roundup 362 including Dogs of WW1

    Today’s links follow. 1) Charles II Speech for Sale: Auction House 2) Rich Old Varna Man: Bulgaria 3) Witch Elizabeth Runs Out of Luck: England 4) Huge Pan Mask: Israel 5) John Ruskin Photograph! Venice 6) Borders Regiment Founded: Scotland 7) Dogs of WW1: the Trenches… 8) Laughing at Smiles and Dentures: France and from […]

    History Roundup 361 including Richard III’s Wrong Body! March 24, 2015

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    History Roundup 361 including Richard III's Wrong Body!

    Today’s links follow. 1) Village Life to Palace Life: India 2) Exorcising Anglican Style: England 3) Richard III Lies: A Carpark Near You 4) 18 Cent Serial Killer: Jamaica? 5) Thorstein Shiver: only in Iceland 6) Seeing Sodomy: Medieval Europe 7) Viking Army Needed: TV Land 8) The Archaeology of Beer: Ireland and from the […]

    History Roundup 360 including Big Hair and Football Fairies March 23, 2015

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    History Roundup 360 including Big Hair and Football Fairies

    Today’s links follow. 1) I Have Run Away (Slave Collar): Rome 2) Big Hair (More): Britain 3) Death at Borodino: Russia 4) Tijepetir Blocks: A beach near you 5) Coral Pyramids: Micronesia 6) Medieval Imposture: London 7) Football Fairies: Ireland 8) Travel, Letters and Old Road Maps:…. and from the archives 9) French Kisses, Guinea […]

    History Roundup 359 including Iron Coffins and Disappearing Film Maker March 22, 2015

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    History Roundup 359 including Iron Coffins and Disappearing Film Maker

    Today’s links follow. 1) Roerich in the Mountains: Tibet 2) Domesticating Papaya: The Maya 3) Another Arab Ring in the North: Vikings 4) Disappearing Film Maker: France 5) Construction Sacrifice? Bulgaria 6) Country Spirit: Penn, US 7) Iron Coffins: US 8) Cervantes Found: Madrid (striking to see one of the greatest writers reduced to some […]

    History Roundup 358 including Ostrich Egg Writing March 21, 2015

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    History Roundup 358 including Ostrich Egg Writing

    Today’s links follow. 1) Masquerade Balls: England 2) DNA in detail (abstract): Britain (been waiting years for this) 3) DNA in detail (BBC article): Britain 4) Collapse of a Kingdom: Mexico 5) Husband Killing: France 6) Non-Highwayman: England 7) More Elegy for Hatra: Iraq 8) Eulogy on an Ostrich Egg: Egypt and from the archives […]

    History Roundup 357 including Arab Ring in Scandinavia March 19, 2015

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    History Roundup 357 including Arab Ring in Scandinavia

    Today’s links follow. 1) Pioneering Women in Archaeology: the western world 2) Ancient Lighthouse: Silbury Hill! 3) Mysterious Jade Object: Mexico 4) Arab Ring among the Vikings: Scandinavia 5) Abandoned Houses: Europe 6) Embassy of Texas Republic: London! 7) Viking Cats: Psychos 8) Mee, Forgotten Georgian Painter: England and from the archives 9) Arthur’s Gravestone […]

    History Roundup 356 including Ghost Windows March 18, 2015

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    History Roundup 356 including Ghost Windows

    Today’s links follow. 1) Motor Skates: on the road 2) Teenage Serial Killer: Boston 3) Juana’s Luggage: Spain 4) Dylan Thomas: Wales and London 5) Ghost Faces: Windows in the US 6) Gisla Saga: Iceland 7) Mummy Ooze: Chile 8) ISIS Vandalism: Iraq (how I loathe them) and from the archives 9) De Gaulle Flies […]

    History Roundup 355 including an Ancient Tsunami in Mexico March 17, 2015

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    History Roundup 355 including an Ancient Tsunami in Mexico

    Today’s links follow. 1) Michelangelo Sales Illegal: Vatican 2) African DNA: The US 3) Ancient Tsunami: Mexico 4) Jane Austen’s Aunt: India 5) ISIS Cyberattack: Colonial Williamsburg 6) Rat Parasites from Norway: New York! 7) Goodwin Wharton in Fairyland: England (and Beach’s take and again) 8) Amazing WW2 Manufacturing Stats: US 9) Keynes Bio: Britain […]

    History Roundup 354 including Things That Change Shape in the Night March 16, 2015

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    History Roundup 354 including Things That Change Shape in the Night

    Today’s links follow. 1) Ghengis Khan’s Successors: Asia 2) Spider and Snake Battles: New York 3) Bunkers and Battlefields: Okinawa 4) Military Bikes: the Battlefield 5) Things That Change Shape in the Night: Japan 6) Berkley and Death Pangs: Ireland (late but interesting) 7) Damp Mystery: Vermont 8) 15 Cent Foods: England 9) The Anthropocene […]

    History Roundup 353 including Underage Sailors March 15, 2015

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    History Roundup 353 including Underage Sailors

    Today’s links follow. 1) Oldest Pretzel: Germany 2) Bad National Geographic: Honduras 3) Neanderthal Jewels: Kansas 4) Underage Sailors, WW1: Britain 5) St-Kilda Diaries: Scotland 6) Irish Scars: New York 7) Mystery Sculpture: Florida (fake?) 8) Ghost Elephant: US 9) Very Old Brain: York and from the archives 10) Zoological Soup and Aroused Pig Other […]

    History Roundup 352 including Supermarket Mass Grave March 14, 2015

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    History Roundup 352 including Supermarket Mass Grave

    Today’s links follow. 1) Supermarket Mass Grave: Paris 2) Black History Month Photos: US 3) 18 Cent Taxes! Britain 4) Hair Sprouter: Kentucky 5) Hair Care, 1918: the Barber 6) Nature and Wonder: Grand Canyon 7) Massive Nazi Archive: Colorado! 8) Burning Library: Rome 9) Arsenic Immunity: Peru and from the archives 10) Great Balls […]

    History Roundup 351 including War Monsters March 13, 2015

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    History Roundup 351 including War Monsters

    Today’s links follow. 1) Walking from the US to Russia: the road 2) Spring Heel Jack: Britain 3) Elegy for Hatra: Iraq (heartbreaking) 4) First Americans: Oregon 5) Robert Bruce Come Lately: Scotland 6) Monsters and War: all over but particularly the ancient world 7) Italy’s Evil Island: Poveglia 8) Popularity Index: the world and […]

    History Roundup 350 including Shaman Queen March 12, 2015

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    History Roundup 350 including Shaman Queen

    Today’s links follow. 1) Staying Beautiful in WW2: Britain 2) Born in India, Raised in Britain: the Empire 3) Celtic Trade, Celtic Tomb: France 4) Shaman Queen’s Mirror: China 5) Boxing Lady: England 6) Mercury and Fish and Climate Change: Alaska (fascinating) 7) Lost City: Honduras and from the archives 8) Intuitive Archaeology Other links: […]

    History Roundup 349 including Fighting Lawmakers March 11, 2015

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    History Roundup 349 including Fighting Lawmakers

    Today’s links follow. 1) Fighting Lawmakers: the world 2) French Farce: in England…. 3) David’s Dream: Bookworld (‘Freud’s cross dressing nephew Tom…) 4) Moles and Archaeology: Underground 5) Sagas: Iceland 6) Conan Doyle Letters: Auction House 7) Muppet Theology: in the Hellenic World… 8) Early References to America: Syriac! and from the archives 9) Vasari’s […]

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