Daily Archives: September 22, 2013

Today in History: September 22


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Article: A History of Reading


At the BookShelf

The link below is to an article containing an infographic on the history of reading.

For more visit:
http://www.lifehack.org/articles/technology/from-tablet-tablet-the-history-reading.html

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Infographic: US Civil War


The link below is to an article containing an infographic that maps the US Civil War.

For more visit:
http://gizmodo.com/this-100-year-old-infographic-maps-the-entire-civil-war-1325811874


2000 historical maps you can find online


History Tech

Okay. It’s more than 2000. It’s way more than 2000. I’m just not sure how many it is and 2000 seemed like a safe, round number. You can find the more than 2000 historical maps using two very cool map finding tools.

Over the last couple of years the British Library has been busy geo-referencing its collection of historical maps. So far 2,236 historical maps around the world have been added to the British Library Map Finder. Need a map of the German defenses faced by Allied troops on D-day? How about a map used by British General Burgoyne at the 1777 siege at Saratoga, New York?

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Article: A History of Sleeping


The link below is to an article that takes a look at how our ancestors slept.

For more visit:
http://slumberwise.com/science/your-ancestors-didnt-sleep-like-you/


Article: The History of Nintendo


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the history of Nintendo.

For more visit:
http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/09/surprisingly-long-history-nintendo/


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