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[free Read] Ask the Past Author Elizabeth P. Archibald



10 thoughts on “Ask the Past

  1. says:

    This is a short but delightful and sometimes funny book based on a blog called Ask The Past In it the author shares some unusual some touching

  2. says:

    Historian Elizabeth P Archibald does a wonderful job in “Ask the Past” of showing that history can be fun and entertaining Her co

  3. says:

    I received this book through Goodreads First Reads The bits of advice from the past are comically enough on their own but the commentary for each adds to the entertainment

  4. says:

    This short collection of random tips tricks from the Middle Ages Late Renascence was simply delicious I read it breathlessly and laughing out loud in 1 2 very busy days over the course of a few taxi rides It contains advice on anything you can imagine love life and 'sweet talking your lady' including a pretty charged advice on Ho

  5. says:

    This is yet another case of cool blog got a book deal and it has some of the problems intrinsic to this genre Which is things which are charming when published in bits and pieces over time in a blog doesn’t necessarily make any sense as a

  6. says:

    This was a light enjoyable read I highly recommend it for anyone who has an interest in lives of people hundreds of years ago And of course who can resist advice on how to teach your cat tricks or tell if someone is dead? Note I rec

  7. says:

    I won this book and it is hilarious It will be passed on to many friends

  8. says:

    Coffee table book It's pretty funny but I don't feel like finishing it when I could read books with a plot

  9. says:

    When I won an advanced copy of Ask the Past in a drawing I was thrilled thrilled not because it was one of the few times when I had actually won something but thrilled because I have enjoyed the author's blog and facebook page that preceded this gem of a book Ask the Past is a book loaded with advice some pearls nearly ancient other pearls not uite yet a couple centuries old touching upon a myriad of subjects A few examples of topics includ

  10. says:

    I found it simply amazing the advice and beliefs that were used centuries past What seems absurd to us now was common back then Makes me glad

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READ & DOWNLOAD Ï DEALSONWINES.CO.UK Ý Elizabeth P. Archibald

Want to know how to garden with lobsters How to sober up Grow a beard Or simply how to make a perfect omelet Look no further Rather look backward Based on the popular blog Ask the Past is full of the wisdom of the ages as well as the fad diets zany pickup. This is a short but delightful and sometimes funny book based on a blog called Ask The Past In it the author shares some unusual some touching and some rather odd advice from the days gone by on subjects as diverse as getting rid of bed bugs I wouldn t advise following THEIR advise though the bed and house may go down in flames picking up women treating ailments and the best way to clothe yourself fasionably without a lot of moneyIt s a uirky book exactly right to pass a bit of time and to smile a bit while you re at it

REVIEW Ask the Past

Ask the Past

Lines and bacon Band Aids of the ages Drawn from centuries of antiue texts by historian and bibliophile Elizabeth P Archibald Ask the Past offers a delightful array of advice both wise and weird Whether it's eighteenth century bedbug advice sprinkle bed wi. This is yet another case of cool blog got a book deal and it has some of the problems intrinsic to this genre Which is things which are charming when published in bits and pieces over time in a blog doesn t necessarily make any sense as a book The blog publishes interesting bits and bobs of bad advice from historical books and manuals and then we all have a giggle at how silly they are The blog publishes them randomly with no theme tying one uote to another or chronological presentation or anything like that which totally works for a blog However put together randomly in book form it doesn t uite work I really think they needed to be organized And there s as far as I can tell just repeats from the blog Still it s kinda cute The uotes are funny It s a good bathroom book for people who do that or small coffee table book I received a reviewer s copy of this book on Netgalley

READ & DOWNLOAD Ï DEALSONWINES.CO.UK Ý Elizabeth P. Archibald

Th gunpowder and let smolder budget fashion tips of the Middle Ages save on the clothes splurge on the purse or a sixteenth century primer on seduction hint do no pass gas Ask the Past is a wildly entertaining guide to life from the people who lived it fir. Coffee table book It s pretty funny but I don t feel like finishing it when I could read books with a plot

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