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History A’la Carte November 2017

It can’t possibly be a surprise that I read tons of history articles each week. I just can’t help myself–I’ve got to share some of the fascinating things I’ve come across. Here are a few of my recent favorites:      Student Life in the Medieval University: The Swedish Experience What was it like to …

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History A’la Carte September 2017

  It can’t possibly be a surprise that I read tons of history articles each week. I just can’t help myself–I’ve got to share some of the fascinating things I’ve come across. Here are a few of my recent favorites:      Irma exposes dugout canoe, history buff saves it A dugout canoe driven from …

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History A’la Carte August 2017

  It can’t possibly be a surprise that I read tons of history articles each week. I just can’t help myself–I’ve got to share some of the fascinating things I’ve come across. Here are a few of my recent favorites:    Horse Heredity in the Dark Ages The early medieval warhorse had two jobs. The …

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History A’la Carte July 2017

  Female secret agents, fashion magazines and a Jack in the green–things I learned about in today’s helping of History a’la Carte.   Female Secret Agents in the Middle Ages Establishing a postal service was one of the first priorities of the Umayyad caliphate in the seventh century. For the Umayyads and their successors … …

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History A’la Carte June 2017

  It can’t possibly be a surprise that I read tons of history articles each week. I just can’t help myself–I’ve got to share some of the fascinating things I’ve come across. Here are a few of my recent favorites:      Caught out, or why expense fiddling is not a modern phenomenon There was …

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