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Eighteenth Century

Hit and Myth: Belle

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

Throughout this new film, we are invited to "look," and to understand that "the dominant white male gaze" is related to power in 18th-century England.

Tales of an Irish Country House

Pam Peterson | Posted 05.14.2013 | HuffPost Home
Pam Peterson

There's no sign and it's not on any map or in any GPS. After driving in circles and, finally, asking a shopkeeper, we found the little dirt lane with grass growing down the middle that led to Ballinderry Park.

Experience Parisian Opulence At The Getty

Posted 09.21.2011 | Arts

The Getty Museum's exhibition "Paris Life and Luxury" is a chance to experience the opulence which filled the parlors of Paris in the mid-eighteenth c...

You Will Be Devoured by Seven Horrible Demons

Stephen J. Gertz | Posted 07.31.2011 | Media
Stephen J. Gertz

One day, God, dressed as a poor man seeking alms, knocks on the door. Teresa, not the most pleasant of servants at any time under any circumstance, is having a bad hair day and refuses His entreaty. We've all had experiences like that.

Emerging GOP Theme: Nullification

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The code words change over time (from "nullification" to "states' rights" to Pawlenty's "state sovereignty"), but the idea is the same -- we retain the right to ignore any laws we don't feel like following.