Tag: history

  • Hand Fans (Paper Fans)

    Hand Fans (Paper Fans)

    Hand fans, or paper fans, have ancient origins in Egypt, China, and Japan, serving both functional and cultural roles. They come in various styles like folding, rigid, and brisé. Today, they remain fashionable, practical, and collectible, with rich histories in Asian and Western cultures. Learn more about their diverse significance.

  • Speakeasies


    A speakeasy was an illicit bar during the Prohibition era (1920-1933) in the U.S., hidden in secret locations and characterized by exclusive entry and a lively atmosphere. Despite the ban on alcohol, they thrived, contributing to the Jazz Age and organized crime. Today, modern speakeasies mimic this historical charm.

  • Disparity between the USA and the rest of the Americas

    Disparity between the USA and the rest of the Americas

    The economic disparity between the USA and other countries in the Americas is influenced by historical, political, economic, educational, infrastructural, and social factors. Key reasons include differences in colonial legacies, political stability, economic policies, education systems, infrastructure, and social services. Addressing these disparities requires multifaceted approaches tailored to each country’s challenges.