Friday, June 17, 2011

History Roundup

Ancient Roman Ship Had Onboard Fish Tank:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=ancient-roman-ship-had-on-board-fish-tank

The Birth of Globalization:
http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/articles/article/6250

How Artificial Light Changed The World:
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/features/artificial-light-how-manmade-brightness-has-changed-the-way-we-live-and-see-forever-2282563.html

Nineteenth Century American Capitalism:
http://www.slate.com/id/2296082/

An Ancient Roman Snack Bar:
http://www.ansa.it/web/notizie/rubriche/english/2010/03/18/visualizza_new.html_1734812787.html

History Repeats Itself: Rule of Rome was Auctioned Off to the Highest Bidder:
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/herodianus-didius.html

Before Peak Oil there was Peak Wood:
http://www.miller-mccune.com/environment/draft-created-on-may-28-2010-at-534-pm-16596/

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