Tag: copyright

The Evolution of the Treatment of the Mentally Ill: How Lancaster County Lunatic Asylum Changed the Face of Treatment

Written by Joscelin Woodend. Edited by Anushka Minshull. The treatment of the mentally ill throughout history is an issue that regrettably must be taken with a pinch of salt. The move away from degrading punishment as an act of treatment was…

Sheffield’s Royal Guest

Written by Shannon Birds. Edited by Emma Ward Little remains of the two grandest buildings of Tudor Sheffield. Castle market and a turret house are all you can see of what was Sheffield Castle and Manor Lodge. However, these two…

The Power of Propaganda

Written by Thomas Wright. Edited by Emma Ward.There is something deeply unnerving about the power of propaganda. The idea of this technique influencing and controlling the attitudes of a mass population seems, in a realistic sense, rather far-fetched. Yet often…

Bonfire Night: the Celebration of Propaganda

Written by Sarah Bushell. Edited by Anushka Minshull. Guy Fawkes came to the attention of the British public sometime between his arrest on November 5th 1605 and his execution on 31st January 1606. His execution was brutal, as would be…

Visual Propaganda during the Hellenistic Period

Written by Faidon Moudopoulos. Edited by Isabel Fleming. Media, defined as the means of mass communication, is a wide and ambiguous term. I would like to shorten this term and focus on propaganda. Propaganda is the organized dissemination of information…