elegance of history blog: History geek, avid reader and art lover. Here you will find random bits of history, book reviews and musings on art, literature, manners, life, music and anything else that interests me.
Hello everyone, it’s once again time for some reviews. Here we go: The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users by Guy Kawasaki and Peg FitzpatrickSocial media has become a must-have for brands, marketers, authors, and bloggers. And yet many, me included, still struggle with it. If you’re tired of it and are
Hello everyone, today I want to share three books that deal with issues very close to my heart. Here we go: Up For Sale by Alison BehnkeAlthough slavery is illegal pretty much everywhere, this horrendous practice hasn’t died yet. It has just got a different name: human trafficking. Traffickers operate all over the world, which
Hello everyone, ready for today’s reviews? Here we go then: The Forbidden Queen by Anne O’BrienCatherine of Valois is now relegated to a footnote in history. That’s because we don’t really know much about her. The daughter of the impoverished and mad French king Charles VI, Catherine married English King Henry V, bringing him as