Jumbos Hide, Elviss Ride, and the Tooth of Buddha.pdf

Jumbos Hide, Elviss Ride, and the Tooth of Buddha PDF

Harvey Rachlin

Once again historian Harvey Rachlin uncovers odd and stirring stories behind some of the most fascinating objects in the world. Jumbos Hide, Publishers 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 Adams pigtail and Jesse James Stickpin and Galileos middle finger.

Jumbo's Hide, Elvis's Ride, and the Tooth of Buddha: More Marvelous Tales of Historical Artifacts | Harvey Rachlin | ISBN: 9780805056846 | Kostenloser Versand für …

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Sofia Voigt

"History is made up of not just the great figures that have shaped the fate of nations. Sometimes the course of history can be changed by something as small as a nail, or a ball, or a dress. There are thousands of these historical oddities, littered throughout the museums and libraries on the world - artifacts that have survived the test of time, that have come through the fires and furies of Harvey Rachlin has written many books, including his most recent, JUMBO'S HIDE, ELVIS'S RIDE, AND THE TOOTH OF BUDDHA, the sequel to LUCY'S ...

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Matteo Müller

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, achieve MetroActive Books | Harvey Rachlin

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Noel Schulze

JUMBO’S HIDE, ELVIS’S RIDE, AND THE TOOTH OF BUDDHA … •Paperback reissued with a redesigned cover in March 2000 ($15) to give a “series” look with Jumbo’s Hide, Elvis’s Ride, and the Tooth of Buddha (with mention of the book as the basis for the History Channel series, “History’s Lost and Found”).

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Jessica Kohmann

Title: Jumbo's Hide, Elvis' Ride, and the Tooth of Buddha What It Is: An eclectic repertoire of historical booty and the great stories connected to these objects. What it really is: A well-researched, thoroughly numb scoot-show of this, that and the other thing, but mostly nothing--and continuously so.