Opposition. Violence. Persecution.
When Christianity begins to actually take hold – to decisively win the hearts of ordinary men and women – there is usually a violent backlash. 906 more words
The seminar series ‘Entre les murs, hors les murs. Revisiter l’histoire des institutions disciplinaires‘ could be of interest to H-Madness readers. They are organised by the 1,523 more words
Thirty-two years after being built, Walton Prison in Liverpool witnessed its first execution. On 14 March 1887, Elizabeth Berry suffered the ignominy of being the first prisoner and one of only two women to be executed there. 1,047 more words
Update: The antique French life-size articulated wooden artist’s mannequin sold for $45,000.
What you see: A life-size articulated wooden artist’s mannequin, made in France, dating to around 1860, and measuring about 60 inches tall. 656 more words