Ancient Egypt in Ramesses the Great || SPOILER-FREE REVIEW & GIVEAWAY

Ramesses the Great: Ozymandias, Egyptian King of Kings by in60Learning

5/5 STARS

Ramesses

Genre: History
Author: in60Learning
Published: June 2018
Publisher: in60Learning
Audiobook Length: 1 hour
Page Count Equivalent: 38 {kindle}

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Libraries That Helped Shape World History || Guest Post

intro by Sarah from Siege Media

When was the last time you checked a book out of the library?

If it’s difficult for you to recall the last time you even stepped foot inside of a library, you’re not alone. With ebooks and book delivery services widely available, it’s easy to forget that the library is still a great resource for finding the perfect read. And let’s not forget, it’s free!

Centuries ago, libraries were one of the only places with collections of documents free to peruse. It was a place that molded some of the greatest minds. Oldest recently published a visual that breaks down some of the most invaluable libraries in the world, dating back to the 6th century.

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Quick History in Ivan the Terrible || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY!

Ivan the Terrible: The Complicated Life of Russia’s Psychopathic Tsar by in60Learning

4/5 STARS

Genre: History
Author: in60Learning
Published: March 2018
Publisher: in60Learning
Audiobook Length: 1 hour
Page Count Equivalent: 36 {kindle}

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Fast and Fun Learning in Alexander the Great || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW

Alexander the Great: Student of Aristotle, Descendant of Heroes by in60Learning

5/5 STARS

Genre: Historical Non-Fiction
Author: in60Learning
Published: January 2018
Publisher: in60Learning
Audiobook Length: 1 hour
Page Count Equivalent: 41 pages {kindle edition}

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Past to Paper: What Happened to Southern Africa?

Welcome back to Past to Paper everyone! I’ve been thinking long and hard about this month’s topic and I’m 97.4% sure we’re all going to get confused, but where’s the fun in things that are simple and easy? This is actually another topic I’ve been looking at at uni and for those of you even remotely familiar with the history of Sub-Saharan Africa you’re probably going and HOW is this going to be just one topic. Yes, that is a good question. Let’s say this is going to be a broad poke with a stick to introduce everyone to Southern Africa (NOT South Africa, that’s just one country) and maybe I’ll follow up in months to come with the specifics.

photo source || Abercrombie & Kent – Madagascar

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Top Ten Tuesday: Required Reading

Guys, I absolutely have to tell you absolutely something very exciting. I am now the proud owner of SQUIRTLE socks! Yes! That’s right, I totally went and bought Squirtle design socks because I saw that someone else had them on Instagram and obviously they’re a required item of clothing. I have every intention of secretly wearing them whilst I hunt Pokemon just to feel extra cool. Ahem. Onto books!

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