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Jumbo's hide, elvis's ride, and the tooth of buddha [electronic resource] : More Marvelous Tales of Historical Artifacts. Harvey Rachlin.

Rachlin, Harvey. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781939430090 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource

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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.
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Electronic reproduction. Lanham : Garrett County Press, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6445 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5225 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
History.
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Genre: Electronic books.
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    A companion to the History Channel's series History's Lost and Found presents a fascinating, frequently humorous look at forty historical artifacts that provide a key glimpse into the past, ranging from tracing the four extant copies of the Magna Carta >to the search fro Marilyn Monroe's white dress from The SevenYear Itch. 12,500 first printing.
  • Baker & Taylor
    Looks at forty historical artifacts that provide a key glimpse into the past, ranging from tracing the four extant copies of the Magna Carta to the search for Marilyn Monroe's white dress from "The Seven Year Itch."
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    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.

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