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The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution by Jonathan W. Stokes
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The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution

Book 2
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The Thrifty Guides Series : Titles in Order

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From the publishing house that brought you the Who Was? books comes the next big series to make history approachable, engaging, and funny!

The Thrifty Guide to the Ancient Greece: A Handbook for Time Travelers is a snappy, informative travel guide containing information vital to the sensible time traveler:

  *  How can I find a decent tunic that won’t break my bank account?
  *  Where can I score cheap theater tickets in ancient Athens?
  *  What do I do if I’m being attacked by an army of one million Persians?

This two-color book is filled with humorous maps, reviews of places to stay and top attractions (Don’t miss the first-ever Olympics!), and tips on who to have lunch with (Alexander the Great and his horse, Bucephalus, naturally). If you had a time travel machine and could take a vacation anywhere in history, this is the only guidebook you would need.
Book 2
From the publishing house that brought you the Who Was? books comes the next big series to make history approachable, engaging, and funny!

The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution provides useful information for the practical time traveler, like:
 
   • Where can I find a decent hotel room in colonial New England? Are major credit cards accepted?
   • How do I join the Boston Tea Party without winding up in a British prison?
   • How can I score a lunch with Alexander Hamilton?
 
This guide answers these fiery, burning questions with the marshmallows of information. There is handy advice on how to join Paul Revere’s spy ring at the Green Dragon Tavern, how to enlist in General Washington’s rebel army, and how to summon the strength to storm a British gun battery when you haven’t eaten for three days.
 
If you had a time travel machine and could take a vacation anywhere in history, this is the only guidebook you would need!
Book 1
From the publishing house that brought you the Who Was? books comes the next big series to make history approachable, engaging, and funny!

The Thrifty Guide to Ancient Rome contains information vital to the sensible time traveler:

   • Where can I find a decent hotel room in ancient Rome for under five sesterces a day? Is horse parking included?
   • What do I do if I’m attacked by barbarians?
   • What are my legal options if I’m fed to the lions at the Colosseum?
 
All this is answered and more. There is handy advice on finding the best picnicking spots to watch Julius Caesar’s assassination at the Roman Forum in 44 BC, as well as helpful real estate tips to profit from the great Roman fire of AD 64. There are even useful recommendations on which famous historical figures to meet for lunch, and a few nifty pointers on how to avoid being poisoned, beheaded, or torn apart by an angry mob.
 
If you had a time travel machine and could take a vacation anywhere in history, this is the only guidebook you would need!
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