Astonishing And Extinct Professions

by Markus Rottmann
Astonishing And Extinct Professions
  • ISBN-13: 9783907293935
  • Author(s): Markus Rottmann
  • Subject: Children's / Teenage: general non-fiction
  • Publisher: Helvetiq Books
  • Imprint: Helvetiq Books
  • Publication Date: 17-08-2023
  • Format: h/b

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Gladiators fought for glory. Ice harvesters chopped up lakes. In the USA, human computers, called rocket women, calculated the paths of the spaceships with pen and paper. All these jobs really existed. Now they are gone. This is a book of extraordinary periods in history on six continents. It spans the centuries of the professional fartists and the walking toilets, of the brave riders of the Pony Express, and the lazy ornamental hermits. Marvel at Germany's feared coffee detectives and London's dreaded executioners. Lost jobs featured; Ice Harvester; Human Computer / Rocket Women; Ornamental Hermit; Professional Fartist; Walking Toilet.
About the book

Gladiators fought for glory. Ice harvesters chopped up lakes. In the USA, human computers, called rocket women, calculated the paths of the spaceships with pen and paper. All these jobs really existed. Now they are gone. This is a book of extraordinary periods in history on six continents. It spans the centuries of the professional fartists and the walking toilets, of the brave riders of the Pony Express, and the lazy ornamental hermits. Marvel at Germany's feared coffee detectives and London's dreaded executioners. Lost jobs featured; Ice Harvester; Human Computer / Rocket Women; Ornamental Hermit; Professional Fartist; Walking Toilet.