Shopping!

Friday, January 15th, 2021

In this episode, the Histories of the Unexpected duo, James and Sam, hit the streets, and leisurely consider the expected history of SHOPPING! Which is all about ancient street vendors in Pompeii, peddlars, William Shakespeare’s character Autolycus and The Winter’s Tale, trade cards and the material culture of retail, extravagance and would you believe it…..early modern gloves! Who knew!

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