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Return to History page Project Gutenberg's A History of Freedom of Thought, by John Bagnell Bury This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.
We do not know exactly what average life expectancy at birth was in the past (before the 19th century we can only give rough estimates).
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The first evidence of surgery is trepanned skulls from the stone age. Some adults had holes cut in their skulls.
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From the late 18th century Britain was transformed by the industrial revolution.
With the rise in population during the 16th century jobs were not always easy to find. In Tudor Times there were thousands of people without jobs wandering around looking for work. There were also disabled beggars.
In the late 17th century furniture for the wealthy became more comfortable and much more finely decorated.
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Health :: News :: December 27, 2011 :: :: Email :: Print Syphilis was one of the first global diseases, and understanding where it came from and how it spread may help us combat diseases today
Egypt, land of the pyramids, mighty monuments constructed in the early days of history.
Jonathan Fenby argues that the failings of China's 1911 revolution heralded decades of civil conflict, occupation and suffering for the Chinese people. Chinese rebel leaders Liu Fuji (left) and Peng Chufan were arrested and beheaded early on October 10th.