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Today in History with a Twist: September 4, 2013

Geronimo Captured!      After thirty years of fighting with American and Mexican authorities (1886), Apache leader Geronimo and his remaining warriors have surrendered to General Nelson... More 
Ron S. -

Today in History with a Twist: August 26,

Number of Voters Doubles!      It is now official (1920);  The 19th amendment to United States Constitution, giving women the right to vote, takes effect today.  This effectively doubles... More 
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Attention British History Fans!

Here are two new books of British history for you to enjoy! How To Create the Perfect Wife by Wendy Moore Thomas Day, 18th century British radical, had trouble finding a... More 
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Five Manga That Return To England

While manga is the Japanese word for comics, its origins have a British mix that many fans have yet to discover. Comics historian Helen McCarthy delves into the influence of late 19th-... More 
Jim S. -

5 Great History Novels

A great historical novel floods you with details you can see, hear, smell and touch and delivers you out of your time to someplace strange, new and wonderful. Below are five novels that did so for... More 
Provides background and information on the culture and history of the Elizabethan period, biographies of significant men and women of the time, and primary sources that represent some of the most significant and studied documents... More 
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Get Ready For Downton Abbey, Season Three

Downton Abbey returns to television with Season Three on January 6 and I can hardly wait to see what’s going to happen! I’m willing to bet that I am not alone in my fascination with the... More 
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Royal Weddings

Prince William of Wales will marry his longtime girlfriend Catherine Middleton on April 29 at Westminster Cathedral. Devoted royalty-watchers await the day of ceremony and pomp-which the British... More 


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