You Are History: From The Alarm Clock To The Toilet, The Amazing History of The Things You Use Every Day

From the alarm clock to the toilet, discover the incredible history all around you in this hilarious and fascinating book from historian and podcaster Greg Jenner, and beautifully illustrated by Jenny Taylor
Thought history was only in museums? Think again! Join Greg Jenner as he takes you on a trip through the amazing history hidden in the things you use every day. Did you know that the first TV was made out of biscuit tins and knitting needles? Or that the humble paperclip helped lead an anti-war movement? Or that a few hundred years ago it was fashionable to style your hair with cat poo?! Find out the delightful, daft and downright deadly history of your everyday life that your teachers won’t tell you about. Bursting with humorous illustrations and entertaining true stories, this is history – but not as you know it!

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