Monthly Archives: July 2017

Rats, Lice & History – Hans Zinsser

Hans Zinsser’s Rats, Lice & History was written in 1934 as an explanation of one of humanity’s greatest accomplishments – the understanding and control of deadly infectious diseases, especially typhus. It was only in 1909 that Charles Nicolle identified lice … Continue reading

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Beatles or the Stones? A parliamentary verdict

Searching the Australian Federal Parliament Hansard between 1901 and 1980 #HistoricHansard now comes with its very own search facility. It’s still in beta, but feel free to play: http://search.historichansard.net/  Thanks to @wragge it is now possible to search Hansard from … Continue reading

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