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CHOLERA

Cholera is a waterborne disease caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholera. The main symptom is severe diarrhea, which results in the loss of large quantities of water and salts; if left untreated, this severe dehydration can lead to death within four to six hours.  541 more words

London

Stay Thy Hand

Stays. They’re infrastructure: absolutely necessary, a major time commitment, and decidedly unsexy. I am in dire need to two new pairs, one for late 18th century use and one for early 19th century, and each with deadlines looming. 443 more words

Clothing

‘Loyalty and Zeal’: the Catholic Irish Brigade in the British service, 1793-98

‘Loyalty and Zeal’: the Catholic Irish Brigade in the British service, 1793-98

Dr Ciarán McDonnell (Irish Archaeology Field School) examines the experiences of Irish Brigade officers as reflecting the transnational nature of Irish identity in this period. 926 more words

19th Century

The Earl Takes All (Hellions of Havisham Hall #2) by Lorraine Heath

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One summer night, Edward Alcott gives in to temptation and kisses Lady Julia Kenney in a dark garden. However, the passion she stirs within him is best left in the shadows as she weds his twin, the Earl of Greyling.

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Historical Romance

1885 – Battle of Cut Knife

2 May

Cree and Assiniboine warriors win the Battle of Cut Knife, their largest victory over Canadian forces during the North-West Rebellion. 76 more words

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The medicalization of Juana Aguilar's indigenous body

I wanted to talk about “the body,” not only because gender and sexuality are embodied, but also because colonization is something that is registered on the body and requires embodying. 633 more words

19th Century