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The Fig-Leaf Campaign

By John Moore  (booksie.com)

In the course of human history there have been countless acts of vandalism against priceless works of art. Whether through insanity, religious sanctity, or just plain and simply the personal dislike of a particular piece of art, paintings and sculptures alike have had to bear the brunt of...

Essay | Updated Dec 15, 2014 | Reads: 54 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Catholic Catholicism Fig,Leaf Pope Art History

john_moore

Benjamin West's The Death Of General Wolfe: Interpreting The Lamentation

By John Moore  (booksie.com)

Benjamin West (1738-1820) The Death Of General Wolfe, 1770 West creates a focal point out of General Wolfe as the subject of the painting by making him almost appear Christ-like in his pose and appearance, more commonly know as the lamentation of Christ. Why did he made such an obvious reference...

Essay | Updated Dec 15, 2014 | Reads: 90 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Art Benjamin,West Lamentation Christ History

georgina_v_solly

The Long Grass

By Georgina V Solly  (booksie.com)

A ghost story?

Short Story | Updated Dec 14, 2014 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Journey,Dunes,Storm,Destruction,History,Audio,Version

wily_geist

THE BONOBO BIG BANG AND THE WORLD OF ALIENS:

By Wily Geist  (booksie.com)

This is a homage to Kurt Vonnegut, as it uses both fact and fiction along with history to transport you across time and the possibilities of humans origin. WARNING BAD LANGUAGE AND SOME BARE ASS CELEBRITIES ARE MENTIONED AND SHOWN. AND SO IT GOES...

Short Story | Updated Dec 2, 2014 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Science-fiction,Vonnegut,Satire,History,America,Aliens

raj_vardhan

Human Behavior

By Raj Vardhan  (booksie.com)

The capacity of mental, physical, emotional, and social activities experienced during the five stages of a human being's life - prenatal, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Includes the behaviors as dictated by culture, society, values, morals, ethics, and genetics. Human Behavior...

Article | Updated Nov 30, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Social,Fiction,Comic,Science,History

garrett_monroe

Does The Needle Point West?

By Garrett Monroe  (booksie.com)

Historical economic research regarding the origin of prosperity in modern world economics, and how big history affects today's political economic state. This was an old college capstone project of mine that I found and enjoy. My professor said it was an incredibly intriguing research essay, but...

Essay | Updated Nov 23, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Why,Nations,Fail,Economics,World,History,College,Research,Essay,Guns,Germs,And,Steel,Historiography,Non,Fiction

Overcoming

By Martin Rammo  (booksie.com)

About a guy who had everything than lost it and went to jail and etc.

Article | Updated Nov 21, 2014 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Change, Overcoming Wanna,Know, Sad,And,Sob,Story Conflict, Losing,Everything History, Pas,Life, Etc.

War And Symbols

By Normalwriter  (booksie.com)

War and a symbolic flag.

Short Story | Updated Nov 10, 2014 | Reads: 86 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: History,War,Short,Story,Emotion,Symbols,Fighting

The Day America Vanished

By Danceandwrite123  (booksie.com)

For Lenore Mazy, it's just a long flight. For Juan de Medina, it's just a normal day on Christopher Columbus's ship. For Aki, it's a simple excursion to the past. For Sandy Jones, it's just a normal tuesday. For Mr.kaito, it's just another student learning the ropes. However, these young men and...

Novel | Updated Nov 9, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Science,Fiction,Time,Travel,Romance,History,Middle,Ages

thefarbeyond

I Know Only That Which I've Been Told

By Thefarbeyond  (booksie.com)

Yay! new story. This is just a spoof to see what you guys think let me know if you think I should continue or not? I was told. That I was born blind. I was told. I would never be able to see. But I’ll probably never know. One day when walking in the market district with the others she...

Novel | Updated Nov 7, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Romance,History,Fiction,Some,Religion.

erbro

Appomattox

By Erbro  (booksie.com)

A short story about the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse. General Robert E. Lee of the Confederates surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant (whose real name was actually Hiram Ulysses Grant) on April 9th, 1865. This is my rendition of both General Grant and General Lee's emotions that day.

Short Story | Updated Nov 3, 2014 | Reads: 74 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: History,Appomattox,Civil,War

A Bright Future For The Next Generation Of Native Americans

By William Liu  (booksie.com)

Native Americans have been disrespected for many years. However, I believe that now is the time for them to regain their rights and actually be respected as humans.

Article | Updated Oct 13, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: History,Native,Americans,Indians,Rights,Segregation,Hope

Alistar's Adventures

By Animemeowotaku  (booksie.com)

I wrote this story for a class I am in. I enjoyed making it. Alistair is a boy who traveled with his father in business and had written on how the 13 original colonies looked like in his perspective.

Short Story | Updated Oct 7, 2014 | Reads: 61 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: History,Geography,Fiction

damian_vincent_henry

Born In The Wrong Era

By Damian Vincent Henry  (booksie.com)

Some people love history, because the thought of imagining themselves as knights, vikings and soldiers...actually excites them; and some men and women who lived in that era, needed something much more than being remembered. They looked forward to the future.

Poetry | Updated Oct 3, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Future,Era,Lifestyle,History,Tradition,Personality,Hopes

marvin_hill

The Middle Passage Explained And Analysed

By Marvin Hill  (booksie.com)

This is a basic elaboration of the Middle Passages and the ordeals encountered by the enslaved.

Essay | Updated Sep 19, 2014 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: History Middle,Passage Enslavement African,Slavery Slavery,In,The,Caribbean


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