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Seeing all the vintage underwear and lingerie in Zoe Buckman’s work made me think of all the different ways women would enhance their bodies throughout time to emulate a desirable silhouette. To me this immediately made me think of Victorian hoop skirts, corsets and bustles so I had a look through the book ‘Nineteenth-century fashion […]
There are, it is sometimes said, no controlled experiments in history. Every society, every age, and every set of circumstances is unique. If so, there is no science of history. There are no universal rules to guide the destiny of nations. Yet this is not quite true. The history of the past four centuries does […]
Three times a week I trundle off to the gym for a work out. It’s a 3-mile (5 kilometer) walk there and back, and then 45 minutes of sweating and puffing as I work my way round the machines. I’ve been doing the same routine now for 3 years. I’m pushing 60, so this is […]
To recognize the breadth, depth, and scope of chemistry. Define chemistry in relation to other sciences. Identify the main disciplines of chemistry. Chemistry is the study of matter—what it consists of, what its properties are, and how it changes. Being able to describe the ingredients in a cake and how they change when the cake is […]
Are these the best examples of nonsense verse in English? Nonsense literature is one of the great subsets of English literature, and for many of us a piece of nonsense verse is our first entry into the world of poetry. In this post, we’ve selected ten of the greatest works of nonsense poetry. We’ve omitted […]
Kodaikanal Tourism info Kodaikanal Tamil naduKodaikanal is During 1821, Lieutenant B. S. Ward, a British surveyor was, the primary European to go toKodaikanal, United Nations agency was on the lookout for a healthy place to measure, for the foreign missionaries operating in Madurai and also the encompassing areas to flee from the summer heat and epidemics.The early guests to Kodaikanal, had to surpass horse, bullock cart or litter. The forest were plagued by robbers and […]
The lager beer style has its own unique history in the United States, and the South in particular.
“Stir up thy power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let thy bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us…” Unique to St. John’s Gospel is the story of a healing pool, surrounded by five porticos, near the Sheep Gate entrance into […]
For today’s post, I will examine the expansion of immunization schemes in Ireland which aimed to reduce incidences of childhood deaths from infectious diseases, 1922-1950. Vaccination programmes for diseases such as smallpox had been in operation in Ireland since the nineteenth century. Deborah Brunton (‘The Problems of Implementation: the Failure and Success of Public Vaccination […]
ATLANTA, Georgia: US-China relations have deteriorated sharply in the last days after the break of trade negotiations, leading some to suggest that we are on the threshold of a new "Cold War". President Donald Trump accuses the resumption of hostilities in China. Advertisement Specifically, he and his negotiators argue that their Chinese counterparts backed down […]
I began calling myself a Feminist when I was 15. I had been one for longer, but simply had no word to put all my beliefs into a single form. I slept with my arguments, woke with them, repeated them to my mother for the better part of the day and fought people over it. […]
Views from a balcony, notably developed by Gustave Caillebotte in 1880, but continued in paintings by Lovis Corinth, and Pierre Bonnard.