What is it about decaying and abandoned buildings that excites us, is it many factors about the past, the people, their lives, the structures themselves, perhaps the last time that anyone stirred up the dust that lay all around – undisturbed for years that contributes to the exhilerating feeling of coming across something old and forgotten? 100 more words
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J.H. Elliott, “Reform and Revolution in the Early Modern Mezzogiorno,” Past and Present 224/1 (2014): 283-96.
J.H. Elliott, age 84, is publishing review articles for… 15 more words
Take a look at these great images in The Telegraph of historic landscapes past and present:
By: Samee Siddiqui
Tokyo Camii, or the Tokyo Mosque, is a curious sight, both stunning and subtle. Despite the grand Turkish design, the mosque hides between apartment blocks in the quiet residential neighbourhood of Yoyogi Uehara. 1,042 more words