7 posts tagged with history by absalom.
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Historical Monograph Recommendations

Gifted late-adolescent bookworms are devouring my personal history library. Help me keep them fed. (details inside) [more inside]
posted by absalom on Dec 15, 2015 - 21 answers

Help me overthink a song from Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson.

Some very specific questions about three different lines from the song "The Corrupt Bargain" from the musical Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson [more inside]
posted by absalom on Jul 6, 2012 - 1 answer

AP World History Summer Reading Suggestions

Help me compile a reading list menu for AP World History. Err.. Please? [more inside]
posted by absalom on Mar 27, 2012 - 27 answers

Funny Stories about Famous People

What is your favorite short anecdote about a famous and/or influential historical personage? [more inside]
posted by absalom on Jan 27, 2011 - 31 answers

How big was the US Federal Government in 1800?

Where can I find out specific details about the size (in persons employed) by the federal government during the Washington, Adams, and Jefferson administrations? [more inside]
posted by absalom on Nov 29, 2010 - 2 answers

Music About American History?

I'm a US History teacher, and have had great results using songs about American History, but I'm looking for more! Can you give some recommendations? [more inside]
posted by absalom on Nov 15, 2010 - 35 answers

Book Circulation and Author Notoriety in antiquity through the middle ages.

How famous could you really get as an author before the printing press? [more inside]
posted by absalom on Dec 7, 2007 - 26 answers

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