By Kirsten Salyer

The Atlantic on a brief history of sliced bread
Free Exchange on the origins of money and how to save the euro
History News Network on how today's newspapers are like 19th century ones
Naked Capitalism on how the Libor manipulation was known about in 1991
Econlife on the economic events caused by beer, wine, coffee, tea and Coca-Cola
The Economist on a history of muddled economic models
Library of Economics and Liberty on a history of gasoline price controls and the economics of the Olympics
Read more from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.

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