Poet Mary Borden used well-known phrases and poems to change the conversation about the cost of war; rather than glorifying, she decried the suffering.
Archives for June 2014
The exhibit Enduring War: Grief, Grit and Humour at British Library looks at how people coped with life during World War I both at home and on the front.
Shamans were powerful members of the community so it is not surprising that rulers in ancient China aimed to usurp and control that power.
At a time when female artists were not encouraged, Properzia de Rossi excelled as a sculptress and miniaturist who preferred religious imagery.
Archaeological evidence for shamanism in ancient China dates back over 6,000 years, and is testimony to a long-standing and enigmatic tradition.