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  • History Roundup 886: Medicine July 28, 2017

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    History Roundup 886: Medicine

    Today’s links follow 1) Syphilis Hell: England 2) Universal Healthcare? US 3) Memories of Medicine Taste: Childhood 4) CSections and Souls: the west and from the archives 6) Cave Art Cobblers Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Democracy and social media (listened to this five times)

    History Roundup 885: Curiosities July 27, 2017

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    History Roundup 885: Curiosities

    Today’s links follow 1) Wild Men: Asia 2) Mad Book Seller? UK (not history but…) 3) Cheetah on Tour: England 4) Bomb Unluckiness: US 5) Murder Ring: New York and from the archives 6) Christian Orgies Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Popper and Falsification

    History Roundup 884: Death July 26, 2017

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    History Roundup 884: Death

    Today’s links follow 1)  Death for Insult: US 2) Recreate Viking Funeral: Comic Con 3) Death of Ann Hoon: England 4) O.J.Simpson Memories: US 5) Lighthouse Murder: Scotland and from the archives 6) Giving Birth in a Coffin Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Marne 1918, return match

    History Roundup 883: Prehistoric Questions July 25, 2017

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    History Roundup 883: Prehistoric Questions

    Today’s links follow 1) Old Booze: the first breweries 2) All Those Languages: Prehistoric roots of… 3) More Neanderthal and Human Mixing: Africa? 4) End of European Ice Age: love graphic… 5) Dinosaur Art: Fantasy and from the archives 6) St Andrews and Scythia Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other […]

    History Roundup 882: Some Supernatural! July 24, 2017

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    History Roundup 882: Some Supernatural!

    Today’s links follow 1) Phantom Carriage: Vermont 2) Kalinga Ghost: Philippines 3) Supernatural Rappings: US 4) Napoleon and Pyramids: Egypt (our take on the same) 5) Folk Healing: London and from the archives 6) Dauphin’s Heart Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Brilliant lecture on the Marne

    History Roundup 881: Prehistory July 21, 2017

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    History Roundup 881: Prehistory

    Today’s links follow 1) Crabs and Lice in Mummies: the tomb 2) Getting Drunk in Prehistory: around the fire 3) Prehistoric Sounds: landscapes 4) Otzi Axe: Alps 5) St Columba’s Cell: Scotland (medieval but let’s squeeze this one in) and from the archives 6) White Horse Sex Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail […]

    History Roundup 880: Lost and Found July 20, 2017

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    History Roundup 880: Lost and Found

    Today’s links follow 1) Ruins: out there… 2) Flying Carriages: England 3) Roman fleet Diploma: UK 4) Vietnam Veteran: US 5) Redcoat Holdouts: the hills (love this) and from the archives 6) Irish Fairies in New Hampshire Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: OSE

    History Roundup 879: Supernatural July 19, 2017

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    History Roundup 879: Supernatural

    Today’s links follow 1) Fairy Kiss: Ireland 2) White Lady: Germany 3) Gold Goblin: Wales (our take) 4) War Ghosts: Vietnam 5) Why People See Ghosts: the Brain and from the archives 6) Luftwaffe Rabbit Killers Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Bill Evans live

    History Roundup 878: Special People July 18, 2017

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    History Roundup 878: Special People

    Today’s links follow 1) Old Flo: London 2) Werewolf Love: Greece 3) Ethel Cromwell: England 4) Sarah Trimmer: UK 5) Madame de Stael: and from the archives 6) Africa’s First Flier Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: The OSS

    History Roundup 877: Art July 17, 2017

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    History Roundup 877: Art

    Today’s links follow 1) Michelangelo’s Lost Drawings: Florence 2) Medieval Pigments: Cornell 3) New Raphael: Rome 4) Music Knives: Renaissance 5) Sacred Art: Florence and from the archives 6) Half priest half fish Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Louis Leakey (nice old style documentary)

    History Roundup 874: Miscellany July 12, 2017

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    History Roundup 874: Miscellany

    Today’s links follow 1) St Columba Found? Scotland 2) Ancient Medical Manuscript: Egypt 3) Ecocide? Easter Island 4) Amelia Earhart Found Again: the Pacific…. 5) Death of Europe: Review and from the archives 6) Eleanor’s Lovers Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Girlfriend in a Coma

    History Roundup 872: Crimes, Mysteries and Reputations July 10, 2017

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    History Roundup 872: Crimes, Mysteries and Reputations

    Today’s links follow 1) Typhoid Mary: New York 2) Mesmerism: London 3) Judge Disappears: New York 4) Shell Grove: Margate 5) Political Mystery: Australia and from the archives 6) Transvestite President Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Will you still love me tomorrow ‘west coast jazz’

    History Roundup 871: Ancient World July 7, 2017

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    History Roundup 871: Ancient World

    Today’s links follow 1) Ancient Dog: Rome 2) Ancient Graffiti: Egypt 3) Smelling the Ancient World: the Med 4) Gladiators: the Ampitheatre 5) Skull shapes: Italy and from the archives 6) Maggie Walls and Witch Cobblers Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Throwing it all away, Genesis

    History Roundup 870: Prehistory July 6, 2017

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    History Roundup 870: Prehistory

    Today’s links follow 1) Moderns Living in Prehistory: US 2) Animals and Drought: Prehistory 3) Amber Trade: Europe 4) Poison Plastic: California 5) Sacrificing Folk: Wisconsin (video) and from the archives 6) Marco Polo and Pasta Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: Mumford and Sons, Babel

    History Roundup 869: Curious Customs and a Wedding July 5, 2017

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    History Roundup 869: Curious Customs and a Wedding

    Today’s links follow 1) Selling Wives: England 2) Telegraphy: the Exchange (our take on the same) 3) Country Wedding: England 4) Exhuming Salvador: Spain 5) Corpse Kissing: the wake and from the archives 6) Talking Dog Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com Other links: I almost cried, Darth Vader does death […]

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