Category: General

The Inspiration Behind Holland’s Writing

In 1870, France, Italy, Germany, Russia, and Hungary/Austria allied and threatened reigning England for power. Edwardian period was full of political turbulence. The parliament wanted to dominate the liberals, liberals trying to overpower the parliament, and fight for unemployment benefits, old-age pensions, death duties, shorten work hours, and financial support for the old and sick …

Understanding “La Belle Epoque”

La Belle Epoque was a period of great social change and when influences of aristocracy and monarchies prevailed. The kings and queens had complete and unconditional power and control of top government offices and their authority was supreme. Although it was an era of hope and optimism, it was also ridden with pessimism and corruption …