<html> <head><style type ="text/css">body { font-family: "Bloomberg Prop Unicode I", Verdana, sans-serif; font-size:125%; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; color: #FF9F0F; background-color: #000000; text-align: left; } p {line-height: 1.25em; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" );} h1, h2, h3 { text-align: left; font-weight: normal; color: #FFFFFF; } h1 { font-size: 130%; } h2 { font-size: 115%; } h3 { font-size: 100%; } #bb-style { font-size: 90%; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" ); } b, strong { font-weight: bold; } i, em { color: #FEC54A; } pre { font-family: "Andale Mono", "Monaco", "Lucida Console"; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; line-height: 1.25em; } table { border: 0; font-size: 90%; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } td, tr { text-align: left; } td.numeric { text-align: right; } a:link { color:#53B2F5; text-decoration: none; } a:visited {color:#53B2F5} a:active {color:#53B2F5} a:hover {color:#53B2F5} </style> </head> <body> <p>By Kirsten Salyer</p> <p>The Atlantic on <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/video/archive/2012/07/the-baking-industry-1946/260202/">a brief history of sliced bread</a><br> Free Exchange on <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/07/euro-crisis-6?fsrc=gn_ep">the origins of money and how to save the euro</a><br> History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/articles/future-newspapers-watch-nineteenth-century">how today's newspapers are like 19th century ones</a><br> Naked Capitalism on <a href="http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/07/libor-manipulation-well-known-in-london-by-1991.html">how the Libor manipulation was known about in 1991</a> <br> Econlife on the <a href="http://www.econlife.com/2012/07/21/economic-history-stories/">economic events caused by beer, wine, coffee, tea and Coca-Cola</a><br> The Economist on a <a href="http://www.economist.com/comment/1533017">history of muddled economic models</a><br> Library of Economics and Liberty on a <a href="http://econlog.econlib.org/archives/2012/07/a_short_history.html">history of gasoline price controls</a> and the <a href="http://econlog.econlib.org/archives/2012/07/the_economics_o_20.html">economics of the Olympics</a><br><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/view/echoes/">Read more</a> from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.</p> </body> </html>