Thursday, August 17, 2017

Tag: European History

How Society Sees Historians

As I talk to people about my aspirations, this website, or history in general, I tend to get the following response, "History? Yuck! I...

Munitionettes: The Great War – The Great Change

“The fact that I am using my life’s energy to destroy human souls gets on my nerves.” She was proud that she was “doing...

The Naming of Historical Events

Do you remember that battle? The one which occurred on June 18, 1815? Oh, you know the one… If you knew that the battle I...

Adolf Hitler and the History of the Swastika

On September 15, 1935, Hitler convened the Reichstag, in Nuremberg, to pass three laws. The first of these laws was the Reichsflaggengesetz (The Empire Flag Act)....

History from the Web ─ Mustaches

Part of why I write at Hankering for History is that I love sharing. I don’t just like sharing what I’ve learned, but also...

The Emergence of Trademarks Throughout History

trade·mark noun -ˌmärk 1 : a device (as a word) pointing distinctly to the origin or ownership of merchandise to which it is applied and...