Histories Of The Unexpected

  • Sam Willis/James Daybell

  • ISBN: 9781445085326

£31.49

Did you know that the history of the beard is connected to the Crimean War; that the history of paperclips is all about the Stasi; and that the history of... more

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Did you know that the history of the beard is connected to the Crimean War; that the history of paperclips is all about the Stasi; and that the history of bubbles is all about the French Revolution? And who knew that Heinrich Himmler, Tutankhamun and the history of needlework are linked to napalm and Victorian orphans? In Histories of the Unexpected, Sam Willis and James Daybell lead us on a journey of discovery that tackles some of the greatest historical themes but via entirely unexpected subjects. By taking this revolutionary approach, they not only present a new way of thinking about the past, but also reveal the everyday world around us as never before.
Histories Of The Unexpected by Sam Willis/James Daybell, narrated by Sam Willis & James Daybell

Genre
Non Fiction - History

ISBN(s)
Audio MP3 CD: 9781445085326
(01 Nov 2019)
Audio CD: 9781445085319
(01 Nov 2019)

Narrator(s)
Audio MP3 CD: Sam Willis & James Daybell
Audio CD: Sam Willis & James Daybell

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