The Influence of Art on History, Part 3: Oliver Twist

For centuries, people have used art to convey power and authority as well as persuade thinking. This post in a 4-part series examines how Charles Dickens was able to use his life experience and literary talent to bring about change in the British laws governing treatment of the poor. #TBIN Continue Reading →

The Influence of Art on History, Part 2: The Boston Massacre

For centuries, people have used art to convey power and authority as well as persuade thinking. This 4-part series examines King Louis XIV’s Palace of Versailles; Paul Revere’s engraving, The Bloody Massacre; and Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist. #TBIN Continue Reading →

The Influence of Art on History, Part 1: Versailles

For centuries, people have used art to convey power and authority as well as persuade thinking. This 4-part series examines King Louis XIV’s Palace of Versailles; Paul Revere’s engraving, The Bloody Massacre; and Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist. #TBIN Continue Reading →

Visiting Bath

Bath was designated by UNESCO in 1987 and is the only city in the UK to be declared a World Heritage site. Once a Roman spa town called Aquae Sullis, the Continue Reading →

Top Historic Sites in Europe, Part 4

Welcome to Part 4 of my Top Historic Sites in Europe series! I’m glad you came back to check out some more fantastic sites. So far we’ve done the top Continue Reading →