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jessamyn west on Twitter “You know that thing where you look up a mixed-gender band on Wikipedia and all the guys have individual articles about them and the woman's name just redirects to the band page? I hate that. So I fixed it for Lorna Doom. RIP. #1lib1ref https://t.co/pkrgdXTM6jhttps://twitter.com/jessamyn/status/1086387170749882368?s=21

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"Native American routes: the ancient trails hidden in Chicago’s grid system - "Many of the city’s roads began as indigenous pathways – just one example of Native American infrastructure that helped make Chicago a successful city" https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/jan/17/native-american-routes-the-ancient-trails-hidden-in-chicagos-grid-system CAPTION: "Map of American Indian trails and villages of Chicago, and of Cook, DuPage and Will counties in 1804. Map by Albert F. Scharf, 1900-1901. Villages highlighted in green; principle trails in red and waterways in blue. Photograph: Chicago History Museum/Getty Images "

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see also, Curious City: "Without Native Americans, Would We Have Chicago As We Know It? Names like DuSable, Marquette, and Joliet are cited in the history books. But it was Native Americans who first set the foundation for Chicago to develop into a major Midwestern metropolis." http://interactive.wbez.org/curiouscity/chicago-native-americans/ - (both links via https://old.reddit.com/r/chicago/comments/agxqpf/ancient_native_american_trails_hidden_in_chicagos/ )

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This Day in Irish History on Twitter "“This day 97 years ago – 16 January 1922 – Dublin Castle was formally handed over to Michael Collins, Chairman of the Provisional Government

Collins is alleged to have said, upon being told he was seven minutes late, “We've been waiting 700 years. You can have the seven minutes.””" https://twitter.com/ThisDayIrish/status/1085559878448369665

This Day in Irish History on Twitter "“This day 97 years ago – 16 January 1922 – Dublin Castle was formally handed over to Michael Collins, Chairman of the Provisional Government

Collins is alleged to have said, upon being told he was seven minutes late, “We've been waiting 700 years. You can have the seven minutes.””" https://twitter.com/ThisDayIrish/status/1085559878448369665

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Dr Helen Wilson on Twitter "“Red - the best colour to show off devils of all shades. c.1500 glass at #Fairford Glocestershire. Photo by Sue Andrew. #RedInChurches”" https://twitter.com/NellytheWillow/status/1085526756990349312

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MAGNA CARTA 1215-2015 http://www.templechurch.com/magna-carta-1215-2015-londons-temple-and-the-road-to-the-rule-of-law/

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THE TEMPLE CHURCH, LONDON MOTHER CHURCH OF THE COMMON LAW http://www.templechurch.com/the-temple-church-london-mother-church-of-the-common-law/ --- The Temple’s Common Law lawyers led the resistance in the 17th century against the Stuart kings’ absolutism. The lawyers – such as Coke and Selden – repeatedly invoked Magna Carta. In the same decades the Temple’s lawyers were drawing up the constitutions for the early American colonies. Links with the USA have been strong ever since. Five members of Inner / Middle Temple signed the Declaration of Independence, seven the Constitution. The American Ambassador to London and US Chief Justice Roberts are both Benchers of Middle Temple.

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Two free pdf files: (1) Click here to read the address given by the Rt Hon Lord Judge (Master Judge of Middle Temple), Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, on 12 June 2013 at our service of Choral Evensong in Honour of Magna Carta and to celebrate the Inns’ Amity. http://www.templechurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Lord-Judge-Speech-1206131.pdf (2) Click here to download the book: Magna Carta 1215-2015: London’s Temple and The Road to the Rule of Law. http://www.templechurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/magna-carta.pdf

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Quick, list the seven seas. I got it wrong. The answer varies historically: https://www.livescience.com/27663-seven-seas.html

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C Major, C Minor, C♯, C♭, and at least a dozen major and minor chords, so there's well more than seven.

 ‎· Anna C. 6
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@acreech: how do you pronounce the fourth/last one?

 ‎· bentley
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The bit that looks like a b? That's a flat.

 ‎· Kirsten
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^^"sea flat"

 ‎· Anna C. 5
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Thanks!

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Laura Sangha on Twitter “*NEW MONSTER POST* @Brodie_Waddell asks: why were ‘ordinary’ people so important to development of 17th and 18th-century London? #twitterstorians https://t.co/fu7GNJ18Mthttps://twitter.com/_drsang/status/1084737107208429569?s=21

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Museum Crush on Twitter “‘Dockers Union’ banner of 1889 with image inspired by artist Walter Crane’s 1892 drawing of Hercules. Part of the new banner display at @PHMMcr riffing on protest and Peterloo. Opens Jan 19. https://t.co/ofoXreJxX4https://twitter.com/museumcrush/status/1083788176370610176?s=21

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I love love love labor banners. The tradition seems to have lasted longer in the UK than in the US. Such wonderful craftsmanship.

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Dr Louise Raw on Twitter “Pleased to see the Google Doodle honouring Sake Dean Mahomed; one of those blooming Indian immigrants who did nothing for Britain- except open our 1st Indian restaurant in 1810,introduce shampoo (from Hindi ‘champo’), & publish the 1st book in English by an Indian, today in 1794!” https://twitter.com/louiserawauthor/status/1085079772697452544?s=21

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DW Culture on Twitter “"She is a badass revolutionary," says author Kate Evans @cartoonkate of socialist activist Rosa Luxemburg, murdered on January 15, 1919. https://t.co/5METYayDS3https://twitter.com/dw_culture/status/1084804098623504384?s=21

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https://youtu.be/X4-poEEGeK4 Epitaph 1919

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Anil Dash on Twitter “So basically, the world of social media as we know it was born 20 years ago. Blogger, Diaryland, Pitas, LiveJournal & many other seminal sites launched that year (joining 1998’s OpenDiary), and revolutionized the web. This week’s @podcastfunction digs in. https://t.co/euAGKotTBShttps://twitter.com/anildash/status/1084980385476476930

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Century Past History on Twitter “U.S. Railroad maps, 1828 to 1900 https://t.co/7VGVawADEChttps://twitter.com/lienhart85/status/1084981240149598208

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Liam Bright on Twitter “My morning doodle, explained in a thread. I've sorted philosophers along the only axes that matter.” https://twitter.com/lastpositivist/status/1084718403456249856?s=21

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"The US imprisoned Japanese Peruvians in Texas, then said they entered ‘illegally’ - "During World War II, the US forcibly relocated and detained thousands of Japanese Latin Americans, but left them without legal entry documents. Today, their fight for redress and recognition continues." https://www.pri.org/stories/2018-10-01/us-imprisoned-japanese-peruvians-texas-then-said-they-entered-illegally - from October 2018; was reprinted January 2019 as "The plight of Japanese Peruvians in America" in The Week https://theweek.com/articles/800984/plight-japanese-peruvians-america

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Earlier: https://mokum.place/bentleywg/1121174 . See article at Google cache Text-Only: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:GHN88vSKVpwJ:https://www.record-bee.com/2017/03/16/japanese-peruvian-wwii-internees-seek-justice/&strip=1&vwsrc=0

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UC Santa Cruz Lands Massive Photo Archive Chronicling California History "UC Santa Cruz is to house the massive collection of photographers Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch." https://www.kqed.org/arts/12154910/uc-santa-cruz-lands-massive-photo-archive-chronicling-california-history

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RT @KQEDarts Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch took tens of thousands of photos of migrant workers, environmentally threatened communities and perhaps most famously, the #BlackPanthers in Oakland.

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Ad Astra Comix on Twitter ““500 Years of Resistance” by Gord Hill was originally published in 1992 as a part of a larger booklet released by revolutionary indigenous newspaper, OH-TOH-KIN, out of Montreal. #SJComix365 #graphichistory #indigenoushistory #comicshttps://twitter.com/AdAstraComics/status/1084306138118656000

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KRS-One on Twitter "“On Dec 24th 2018 KRS-One will conclude his book excerpt presentation in preparation for a 4 part Black History Month Master Class at UCLA in Feb 2019. These Excerpts will be reuploaded in Feb 2019. Get the raw and unedited versions of these books on https://t.co/N4CxLkA8qV”" https://twitter.com/IAmKRSOne/status/1076318105494708226

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Melisende Psalter - Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melisende_Psalter

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The Melisende Psalter (London, British Library, Egerton MS 1139) is an illuminated manuscript commissioned around 1135 in the crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, probably by King Fulk for his wife Queen Melisende. It is a notable example of Crusader art, which resulted from a merging of the artistic styles of Roman Catholic Europe, the Eastern Orthodox Byzantine Empire and the art of the Armenian illuminated manuscript. Seven scribes and illuminators, working in the scriptorium built by the crusaders in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, were involved in the creation of the psalter. It measures 21.6 centimetres by 14 centimetres. This manuscript forms part of the Egerton Collection in the British Library.

 ‎· Halil
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I forgot about this! :( sorry guys.

 ‎· Halil
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Did you see it? I don't remember coming across it.

 ‎· Halil
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@halil: I saw at least one psalter, but I'm not sure if it was that one.

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The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution: Deborah E. Harkness: 9780300143164: Amazon.com: Books https://www.amazon.com/Jewel-House-Elizabethan-Scientific-Revolution/dp/0300143168

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@laurabotts, this is the book that I mentioned, as recommended by @jenn2d2

 ‎· Halil 1
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Thanks!

 ‎· LB: London Bound 1
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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ghost_Map This is the book about John Snow and cholera.

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https://www.amazon.co.uk/Year-Wonders-Plague-Geraldine-Brooks/dp/184115458X And the historical fiction about the plague.

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Why a Medieval Woman Had Lapis Lazuli Hidden in Her Teeth "An analysis of dental plaque illuminates the forgotten history of female scribes." (by Sarah Zhang) https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/01/the-woman-with-lapis-lazuli-in-her-teeth/579760/

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sorry, missed it

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We need some kind of grouping posts by URL

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Ticia Verveer on Twitter "“This exquisite carved bowl in Indian agate was discovered during the construction of a railway between Qift (Koptos) and Qusseir in Egypt. 300–100 B.C. It was part of a group of precious stone vessels transported from the Arabian Sea to the Mediterranean. https://t.co/YUs75Ckw25”" https://twitter.com/ticiaverveer/status/1083683232808349696?s=21a

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https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/01/the-woman-with-lapis-lazuli-in-her-teeth/579760/ Why a Medieval Woman Had Lapis Lazuli Hidden in Her Teeth "An analysis of dental plaque illuminates the forgotten history of female scribes." (by Sarah Zhang)

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just saved this to pocket, will read it on my tube journey! :)

 ‎· Halil
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@maitani

 ‎· Halil
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Dude, I already posted it...https://mokum.place/history/2175811

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@spidra: sorry didn't see it

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"Here They Are! Announcing the AskHistorians Best of 2018 Winners!!! "Hello everyone! The polls are closed, the votes have been tallied, and the most important awards ceremony of the season is going to kick off! Every year, thousands of users contribute amazing content to /r/AskHistorians, and each and every one of them deserves recognition for the part that they play in making this such an incredible community, as do those of you asking questions, upvoting great content, or simply reading and enjoying what gets produced here every day." https://old.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/aenq3i/here_they_are_announcing_the_askhistorians_best/

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Best answers and best question.

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http://www.etomesto.ru/map-atlas_zoogeo-1928/ Map of USSR by ecological zones. Larger version at the link.

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Thank you! In full glory: http://map.etomesto.ru/base/99/zoogeo-ussr.jpg

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@squadette: Did it happen to say who the cartographer/artist/issuing agency were?

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@spidra: Cartographer is V. V. Ermakov (В. В. Ермаков), artist N. M. Buchumov (Н. М. Бучумов). Publisher Geokartprom (Геокартпром).

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@squadette: Thank you!

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Tamara Holland on Twitter “Art from 2000 years ago . . . Roman floor mosaic, at the Met. Grateful for artists, museums, long-range perspectives. *” https://twitter.com/tamholland/status/1083467497804836866

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