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World War II was a long war that devastated many countries in Europe and Asia. The war was divided into two theaters of war. This article is about World War II in Europe and Africa.
Published by Sam Montana 93 months ago in History | +20 votes | 18 comments
Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the most prolific and influential architects of the 20th century. He developed a language of architecture that was unique to the United States. Wright had an incredibly long career, beginning in the late 19th century and lasting until the 1960s. Wright saw the rise and fall of European Modernism. In some ways, he was the American equivalent of the European Modernists, but he actually disliked their work. Wright created buildings that were equally radical, but he ha...
Published by MJ5446 97 months ago in History | +14 votes | 6 comments
Great Britain experienced an explosion of youth culture in the 1960s. The new spirit of consumerism gave rise to specialist shops that expressed their values through design. Boutiques opened up all over London, and Carnaby Street became the centre of this new scene. One of the most significant shops was Biba, founded by Barbara Hulanicki in 1964, at the height of the Swinging London scene.
Published by MJ5446 97 months ago in History | +10 votes | 2 comments
In 1922, the tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered by the archaeologist Howard Carter. This was a major event in the history of taste and provoked a craze for Egyptian artefacts, which is sometimes known as ‘Egyptomania’ or ‘Tutmania’. The craze affected cinema, fashion, jewellery and architecture. In particular, the exquisite artefacts of Ancient Egypt were among the major influences on the Art Deco style of design.
Published by MJ5446 97 months ago in History | +24 votes | 9 comments
There was a time in the United States when knowing what time it is, was very confusing.
Published by Sam Montana 97 months ago in History | +35 votes | 18 comments
Keble College is one of the historic colleges of Oxford University and is renowned for its visually striking Gothic Revival buildings designed by William Butterfield, a leading architect of the High Victorian period. However, the architectural historian Kenneth Clark described Keble as “the ugliest building in the world”.
Published by MJ5446 97 months ago in History | +12 votes | 11 comments
The world today is filled with printed matters. The text books we read in our schools; the Bibles in numerous translations; newspapers and magazines; press releases and memoirs; novels and a long list of printed matters.
Published by Godwill 99 months ago in History | +15 votes | 5 comments
New imperialism was characterized by the ability of a nation-state to acquire more colonies, thus adding to the great power of the country.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 100 months ago in History | +9 votes | 2 comments
Mentally ill people were taken off the streets in the late Middle Ages. They were confined to insane asylums to make the city safe, so the experts of the day thought. These asylums were actually prisons and definitely not treatment centers as we know them today. The inmates were chained in these asylums and their living quarters were filthy and dark.
Published by Diane Gray 100 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
Tom Dula, better known as Tom Dooley, is the true story of a murder that took place just after the Civil War in Western North Carolina.
Published by Daryl Putnam 102 months ago in History | +4 votes | 6 comments
Arundel Castle a look at its history
Published by Johnny Dod 102 months ago in History | +10 votes | 8 comments
The main causes of the Great Schism and the major results of this great political and religious conflict.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 105 months ago in History | +6 votes | 4 comments
About an international holiday in Bangladesh, and a recipe for a nice spicy shrimp curry.
Published by Denise Wirtz 106 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
Jacob Roggeveen discovered Easter Island in 1722 It is called Easter Island because it was discovered on that day. The truth about how the Easter Island statues were carved is not know.
Published by Louie Jerome 106 months ago in History | +1 votes | 2 comments
A discussion on who originated sin and what \"evil\" really is. Understanding God\'s role in \"evil\".
Published by Natasha Polak 112 months ago in History | +1 votes | 3 comments
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