Each week, we’ll share some hand-picked history links. Without further ado: a random, but hopefully, interesting hodge-podge for all of the history lovers out there.
Foreign Policy had a fascinating article on what great Statesmen used to read. Alexander the Great kept a copy of the Illiad with him. What are modern policy makers reading by way of great literature. Very little, it turns out.
For history of medicine fanatics, here’s an app for you. The Gruesome History of Medical London provides a multimedia tour of Bloomsbury. Produced by the Wellcome Library for the History of Medicine, so you know it has to be great.