History Magazine Volume One

ISBN 13: 9780968507643

History Magazine Volume One

 
9780968507643: History Magazine Volume One

There is no magazine that covers history like History Magazine. Learn about the lives of ordinary people and the times in which they lived. History Magazine is interested in the social history of our ancestors, only covering military history as it impacted people's lives and rarely covering personalities or histories of an area. The magazine is acclaimed for its solid editorial and is presented in a highly attractive, all-color format. History Magazine Volume One contains the complete contents of the first year of History Magazine!

Features include: Not Such Simple Gifts (The Shakers), Development of Photography, Risky Business (Insurance), The Underground Railroad, Memsahibs of the Raj, California Gold Rush, Poliomyelitis, Wigs, Eli Whitney, The Long Struggle (Women's Rights), Lunatic Asylums, Lighthouses, The 1900 House, They Came Like Buzzards (Carpetbaggers), Costs in New York (1866), The Natchez Trace, Let's Eat!(Food and Dining), How Brands Began, The Stirrup, The Country Store, Connecting the World (Telephone and Telegraph), The "Great Work"(Alchemy), Freemasonry, Early Newspapers, The Influenza Pandemic, Chicago in 1880, The Privy, The Blacksmith, Saffron, The Suez Canal, The Oregon Trail, The Handcart Pioneers, Games People Played, Carriages, Contraception, Refrigeration, Midwifery, Longitude, The US -Cavalry (1865-1890), The Boy General (George Custer), Battle of the Little Big Horn, Glittering Misery (Frontier Officer's Wives), 'Til Death Do Us Part (Funeral Practices), Cremation, After the Sun Went Down (Evenings before electricity), The History of Bellevue Hospital, The Impact of the Potato, Dinner For Eight (1860), The Rifle, The Atlantic Cable, The Black Death, The National Road, Cleanliness, Duties of the Laundry-Maid, Supplement to the Hartford Courant, Bread, The Code Napoleon, Trade in the 1200s, The First Radio Station, The Longbow. Plus period profiles, trivia and book reviews.

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History Magazine is produced by a team dedicated to increasing the understanding of social history, in particular the life and times of ordinary people. Rather than focusing on military, personality or area histories, the History Magazine team write features about how our ancestors lived in a manner you will find nowhere else. The great success the magazine has enjoyed has lead to the publication of History Magazine Volume One and History Magazine Volume Two a collection of all the best of History Magazine from each year of publication.

From the same team comes Family Chronicle, a leading genealogy magazine for genealogists and family historians researching their roots. Family Chronicle's titles include The Family Chronicle Collection and its subsequent four Family Chronicle Years. Each book is a compendium of the articles from each year of Family Chronicle so readers need not miss the best of the magazine. Other book titles include the enormously popular Dating Old Photographs 1840-1929, a proven tool to assist with discovering the dates of undated family photographs, and Family Chronicle's Introduction to Genealogy, an excellent companion to any newcomer to the field of genealogy.

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