Crimean wardrobe

Things are heating up in Crimea now, which cues us to look back 160 years to the Crimean war. What did we get from that? Three bits of clothing and some misquotations… Find out what in my second article for The Week this week:

The fascinating linguistic legacy of the Crimean War

 

One response to “Crimean wardrobe

  1. I bought the book,The Crimean War: a history, by Orlando Figes, for my history geek husband for Christmas. The author mentions the cannon ball photographs (and includes them in the book) in his description of the Valley of Death.

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