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  • History Roundup 953: Miscellany December 8, 2017

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    History Roundup 953: Miscellany

    Today’s links follow 1) Mad Jack Churchill: UK 2) Viking Games: Scandinavia 3) Real Life Evangeline: US 4) Rock Storms: Ireland (the power…) 5) Cloud Names: the skies and from the archives 6) Mongol Elephants in America Other links: Hasta Luego Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com

    History Roundup 952: Animals December 7, 2017

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    History Roundup 952: Animals

    Today’s links follow 1) Pigeon Memorial: Paris 2) Prehistoric Camel: Asia 3) The Bonassus: England (amazing!) 4) Animal Imports: Sicily 5) Dogs and Men: Prehistory and from the archives 6) Bat Men and New York Other links: Copa Rota (Ramones) Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com

    History Roundup 951: War and Invasions December 6, 2017

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    History Roundup 951: War and Invasions

    Today’s links follow 1) Caesar’s Invasion: England (major new evidence) 2) Human Rights Postwar: Europe 3) How to Write about Nazis: Journalism 4) Sausage War: Finland (our take) 5) Lost Sword: Bermuda and from the archives 6) A Hitlerian Invisible Library Other links: Battle of Mons Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT […]

    History Roundup 950: Crime December 5, 2017

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    History Roundup 950: Crime

    Today’s links follow 1) Murder Mystery: New York 2) Village Murder: England 3) Women Pirates: Seven Seas 4) Blood Libel and Tsar: Russia (INCREDIBLE!) 5) 1960 Murder Solved? US and from the archives 6) Dual Death of Harold II Other links: Woody Guthrie Documentary Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com

    History Roundup 949: Supernatural December 4, 2017

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    History Roundup 949: Supernatural

    Today’s links follow 1) Munes and Fairies: US 2) Crisis Apparition: England 3) Prison Ghosts: England 4) Mythical Goddesses: Gallery 5) Satanic Variety Show: Italy (of course) and from the archives 6) Childhood, Memories and Lies Other links: Politics of James Bond (podcast) http://bobrowen.com/nymas/podcasts/Jeremy%20Black%20-%20James%20Bond.mp3 Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com

    History Roundup 948: Potpourri November 29, 2017

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    History Roundup 948: Potpourri

    Today’s links follow 1) Turkey Weapons: US 2) Digital Research and Art: Libraries 3) Hanging Women: England 4) Whale Story: Greenland 5) Weird Objects: US and from the archives 6) Prospero and the Etruscans Other links: How Bill Gates Reads Books Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com

    History Roundup 947: Supernatural November 28, 2017

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    History Roundup 947: Supernatural

    Today’s links follow 1) Pacific Folklore: Hawaii 2) Cellini’s Hell: Florence 3) Fairy Fun: All Over 4) Freaky Fire: Greece 5) Cottingley Photographs: UK and from the archives 6) Total Eclipse Other links: The Mermaid (beautiful) Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com

    History Roundup 946: Archaeology November 27, 2017

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    History Roundup 946: Archaeology

    Today’s links follow 1) Mosaic: Byzantine 2) Technology and Archaeology: Computers 3) Iron Age Treats: England 4) Archaeology of Genocide: Poland 5) War and Archaeology: Iraq and from the archives 6) Diodorus’ Island Other links: Murmuration of starlings (been trampolining to this) Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com

    History Roundup 945: Weird! November 24, 2017

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    History Roundup 945: Weird!

    Today’s links follow 1) Talking Cats: Florida 2) Mysterious Carvings: Canada (fascinating) 3) Prostitutes’ Tale: London (great Mayhew) 4) Hairy Dwarfs: Nick Redfern 5) Roman Nappies: Ancient Med and from the archives 6) Flying Boats in Atlantis Other links: Death of the Wehrmacht Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com

    History Roundup 944: War! November 23, 2017

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    History Roundup 944: War!

    Today’s links follow 1) Eva Braun’s Undies: Indiana (our take) 2) Mass Grave, Trauma Study: Europe 3) Terrifying Big-Nosed Warrior: Scotland 4) POW Camp: Arkansas! 5) Decaf Nazis: Germany and from the archives 6) Headless Blinks Other links: Dave Rubin, Douglas Murray Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com

    History Roundup 943: Science and Tech November 22, 2017

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    History Roundup 943: Science and Tech

    Today’s links follow 1) Telegraph from the Dead: US 2) Science and Tech: Byzantines 3) North American DNA: US 4) Barley Going East: China 5) Training Dogs: Saudi Arabia and from the archives 6) Irish Hang Women Other links: myths of the Luftwaffe Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com

    History Roundup 942: Food and Drink November 21, 2017

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    History Roundup 942: Food and Drink

    Today’s links follow 1) Daily Bread: Bakers 2) Turkey Hell: the otherworld 3) Renaissance Supper Knives: the table 4) Dog Meat: Russia 5) Cannibal Year: Egypt and from the archives 6) Atlantis in the Far East Other links: I’m British, thanks to a Spanish reader for sending this in. Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks […]

    History Roundup 941: Archaeology November 20, 2017

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    History Roundup 941: Archaeology

    Today’s links follow 1) Ancient Inequality: the Bank 2) Soccer Archaeology: Bradford 3) Israeli Kingship: Palestine 4) Earthquake Treasures: Iraq 5) Underwater Fort: Turkey and from the archives 6) Ass Who Became a Saint Other links: Wonderful World Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com

    History Roundup 940: Ways and Means November 17, 2017

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    History Roundup 940: Ways and Means

    Today’s links follow 1) Salt Tears: Incas 2) French Naughtiness: the continent 3) Lewis and Clark: reconstructed 4) New Fairy Tales: shivers…. 5) Little House Origins: US and from the archives 6) Dog-Headed Saint Other links: Roger Scruton Any links to send in: strangehistorylinks AT gmail DOT com

    History Roundup 939: Archives and Research November 16, 2017

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    History Roundup 939: Archives and Research

    Today’s links follow 1) Soviet Archives Murder: Ukraine 2) Post Its in Days Gone By: Library 3) Romantic Archives: ‘found a space at the intersection of literary studies and media theory’, aaargh! 4) WW2 Cat Makes 15: LA 5) More Kennedy Assassination: US and from the archives 6) Misremembering Kennedy Other links: Old Man River […]

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