Two historians talk about the gritty details of telling history dramatically from the histories of poison to the Spanish roots of the United States.
|Where:||Integrated Learning Center Room 141 (Seats 120, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)|
|Genre:||History / Biography|
Carrie Gibson is the author of "El Norte: The Epic Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America" and the acclaimed "Empire’s Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean From Columbus to the Present Day." She received a Ph....
Eleanor Herman is the author of "Sex with Kings," "Sex with the Queen" and several other works of popular history. In her new book "The Royal Art of Poison: Filthy Palaces, Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicine, and Murder Most Foul," Eleanor Herman combines her unique access to royal archives with cutting-edge forensic discoveries to tell the true story of Europe’s glittering palaces: one of medical bafflement, poisonous cosmetics, ever-present excrement, festering natural illness and, sometimes, murder....