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Leave it to Uncle John to find a new way to make history fun and exciting! This quirky collection of lists is the latest volume in the Bathroom Reader’s best–selling history series. These 508 pages will breathe life into history’s most famous (and most unusual) stories. From the Stone Age to the Internet Age, some quick takes on must–know topics that will reveal the surprising connections among history’s greatest--and strangest--events. History buffs, trivia hounds, and readers looking for an educational snack will love this fun format. Here’s what you’ll find in this great book:

2 famous pioneering trails
3 one–armed men who lent a hand
4 famous folks who literally died laughing
5 horrifying medieval punishments
6 photographic firsts
7 hotel rooms where history was made
8 disgusting secret ingredients
9 famous trains
10 places you can’t go
11 disasters that changed the world
12 fast food firsts
And much, much more!

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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists
Average rating
4 / 5
Great book
February 6th, 2014
From the Bathroom Institute, come another good book. Filled with interesting stories and facts. This volume focus mainly on USA historical less know facts, which is great if you live in America, but less for international readers. I would love more stories from all over the world though. Also many articles come in two and even three parts, which I found annoying. But never the less a great book for when you mean business. I recommend it.
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