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Jumbo’s Hide, Elvis’s Ride, and the Tooth of Buddha: More Marvelous Tales of Historical Artifacts

History


by
Harvey Rachlin

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 372 pages

File size: 5.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Once again historian Harvey Rachlin uncovers odd and stirring stories behind some of the most fascinating objects in the world. “Jumbo’s Hide,” Publisher’s Weekly writes, “is entertaining and enlightening … a pageant of human aspiration, achievement, obsession, and belief.” Artifacts explored include: The truce flag that ended World War I, The Maltese Falcon, John Adam’s pigtail and Jesse James’ Stickpin and Galileo’s middle finger.