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The Jewish Ghetto and Photonostalgia: Roman Vishniac’s Vanished World

Originally posted on A R T L▼R K:
On the 19th of August 1897, one of the world’s most remarkable microbiologists and naturalist photographers, Roman Vishniac was born in Pavlovsk,…

September 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Amongst the ruins of Isca Augusta you may just find Adrian Goldsworthy.

Originally posted on If It Happened Yesterday, It's History:
(The Isca Augusta was once a Roman legionary fortress and settlement.)  Why is it that over the centuries historians, from…

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spending the Summer of Riesling in Alsace

Originally posted on ROCKIN RED BLOG:
The last time I participated in #Winechat was in May when we were exploring the wonderful wines of Cairdean Estate. (Click here for review)…

September 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Estelle Landers-Lang and Sherron Lang

Originally posted on Whereabouts Still Unknown:
This entry is a bit different from my usual entries. In light of the ridiculous number of unidentified people who seemingly do not match…

August 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Post 33: The start of the History of Germany Podcast

Originally posted on Ox History Blog:
Just a quick note here. I had previous written a post on the History of Alchemy podcast by Travis Dow and Pete Collman, two…

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us ! Ada Lovelace and Elizabeth Montague

Originally posted on If It Happened Yesterday, It's History:
(Watercolour portrait of Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, 1840. Source Wikipedia. ) Ada Lovelace Author and reader alike have undoubtedly…

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

A history of the First World War in one hundred blogs ! No.4 Austria bombs Belgrade and all hell breaks loose !

Originally posted on If It Happened Yesterday, It's History:
(Austrian shallow-draft naval monitors steam down the river Sava and the Danube for Belgrade, 1914.) “One day the great European…

August 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Meet the Grey Sisters of Montreal

Originally posted on Jaunting Jen:
In 1737, Saint Marguerite d’ Youville and three of her companions made a secret consecration to the task of helping anyone in need. Thus the…

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

REVIEW: Van Halen – 1984 (1984)

Originally posted on mikeladano.com:
VAN HALEN (Not Van Hagar!) Part 7: House of Pain My latest series of reviews at mikeladano.com is an in-depth look at all the classic VAN HALEN albums, with David…

July 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

My Summer French Wine Journey Begins

Originally posted on ROCKIN RED BLOG:
I have been enjoying the beauty of wine for a couple of decades. However, my knowledge and taste buds regarding French wine are lacking.…

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

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