In the history book in my brain, 1819 is dominated by the Peterloo Massacre. England suffered a severe depression at the end of the the Napoleonic war, as a result of the transition to a peacetime economy. The sudden drop in government spending and the loss of wartime markets for British grain and manufactured goods…

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  I just finished writing a review of a book that uses infographics, and only infographics, to tell a historical story.  It’s a fascinating and beautiful work–and I’ll tell you all about it after the initial review comes out in Shelf Awareness for Readers.  (I’d say that I’m sorry to be a tease, but that…

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