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As it is the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare this year, this series of blogs will explore events and everyday life for every 50 years... When I came out of the museums at about two o’clock, the firing was still proceeding merrily — in fact, it was increasing.
In 1916, Stephen Gaselee,...
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http://bit.ly/1h17fwi Recognizing the German "Wilhelm Friess" pamphlets as descendants of Frans Fraet's edition of "Willem de Vriese" not only allows us to get a glimpse of... Sex and the Founding Fathers by Thomas A. Foster
Living as we do in an era in which public figures are subjected to extreme scrutiny in the form of media... Ann Weisgarber's THE PROMISE (Skyhorse Publishing, April 2014) is the story of two women's love for the same man, set against the backdrop of the devastating... ‘Mais le voilà donc ce prétendu égoïste, cet homme dur, cet impitoyable misanthrope, que ses lâches ennemis déchirent plus que jamais après sa... Two etchings from the same year, both courtesy of the British Museum, featuring a crop – the name given to a short haircut which started to come... Slave Revolt of 1712In the early 1700s, New York had one of the largest slave populations of any of England’s colonies. Nearly one out of every five...
I have found it very difficult to find any lists of tools carried by settlers, so I decided to focus on the Freedom Dues given to freed indentured servants.... Browse Posts by Blog Tags