Amy Beringer Smith Articles 43
Amy is primarily interested in cultural and social history; particularly the ways trends are formed within a given community. She's especially intrigued by cultural trends that tie in with the social perceptions of gender, sex and sexuality. She has a Bachelor's degree in History of Art from the University of York, which focused on the ways 20th century artists challenged the past. Now, she is continuing her studies with a Masters in History at the University of Bristol. When she's not reading and writing, Amy uses travel as a way to better understand different cultures.
A Spanish galleon ship, one of history’s most enduring maritime mysteries, has been found off the coast of Colombia. Laden with gold and treasures, the San Jose sank to the bottom of the Car... Read more
A remarkably well-preserved mummy dating back to about 1000-1200 CE has been discovered by Archaeologists in Peru. During the nine-week Ychsma Project, which saw the excavation of the pre-Co... Read more
On 14th July 1518, a townswoman named Frau Troffea began to dance in the streets of Strasbourg. For hours she swayed, gathering a small crowd of bemused onlookers. Eventually, she collapsed... Read more