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A Million Years in a Day

A Curious History of Everyday Life from the Stone Age to the Phone Age

Greg Jenner

Who invented beds? When did we start cleaning our teeth? How old are wine and beer? Which came first: the toilet seat or toilet paper? What was the first clock?Every day, from the moment our alarm clock wakes us in the morning until our head hits our pillow at night, we all take part in rituals that are millennia old. Structured around one ordinary...
Publish Date
June 21
First Published in 2015
Goodreads rating
Mar 23, 2021
I'm reading my oldest her first adult history book and chose @greg_jenner's Million Years in a Day. It's really good. Proper popular history built on a foundation of meticulous research.      source