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Milton's Teeth and Ovid's Umbrella

Curiouser and Curiouser Adventures in History

About The Book

We've been taught that history is the story of great events and important people -- but is it? In Milton's Teeth and Ovid's Umbrella, Michael Olmert shows how the most ordinary artifacts of everyday life can also be important sources of information.

For the modern historian it's the little things that count, and these intriguing essays force us to take another look at the odds and ends of life we so often take for granted.

About The Author

Michael Olmert, is a professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park and a writer. He was born and raised in Washington D.C. His specialty is British Literature. He has a Ph.D. from Maryland in medieval English literature

Product Details

  • Publisher: Touchstone (June 18, 1996)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780684801643

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