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World History

A group about World History so that I do not end up spamming my USA and Non USA News Group

Location: #culture
Members: 21
Latest Activity: yesterday

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How the British Divided Up the Arab World

Started by Hope. Last reply by Daniel W Feb 10. 9 Replies

How the British Divided Up the Arab WorldThe development of the modern nation states throughout the Arab world is a fascinating and heartbreaking process. 100 years ago, most Arabs were part of the…Continue

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History Snippets

Started by Doone. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Oct 12, 2016. 3 Replies

AN AMERICAN CREATION STORYby Akim ReinhardtThere is scientific evidence indicating that Asiatic peoples migrated…Continue

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Old Time Religion and Buildings

Started by Doone. Last reply by Onyango Makagutu Nov 30, 2012. 1 Reply

Tatev Monastery - Tatev, ArmeniaThe Tatev monastery once played a notable role in the advancement of medieval Armenian culture when it housed the University of Tatev in the 14th and 15th…Continue

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THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE AND THE RISE OF ISLAM

Started by Doone. Last reply by Doone Jul 11, 2012. 2 Replies

THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE AND THE RISE OF ISLAMTom Holland in The Guardian:Whenever modern civilisations…Continue

Tags: AND, RISE, ISLAM, EMPIRE, ROMAN

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Comment by Doone yesterday

We're taught all about the history of various empires, & the outcomes of great battles, but we know so little about how humans have shared their cultures with one another, & how creativity spreads. History should celebrate more great luthiers, & less great generals.

Comment by Doone on Wednesday

Palaeolithic population history: *Is complicated* Neolithic population history: "Hold my beer" Paper ➡️

Comment by Stephen on May 7, 2019 at 9:24pm

These 3 Jewish men arrived in #Auschwitz on the same day, & were tattooed 10 numbers apart. 73 years later, @sandibachom photographed them meeting for the first time for the Last Eyewitness Project, as free men who survived to build families and prosperous lives.

Comment by Mrs.B on May 7, 2019 at 8:01pm

Never heard of this before.

Comment by Stephen on May 7, 2019 at 7:49pm

Abraham Lincoln’s bloody gloves. Mary Todd insisted he take a pair to Ford’s Theater. Lincoln loathed gloves, so he folded them into his left pocket. When the President was shot by John Wilkes Booth, blood ran down his sleeve and pooled in the pocket which contained the gloves.

Comment by Stephen on May 5, 2019 at 1:11pm

Western Europe 1300 vs 1900

Comment by Stephen on May 4, 2019 at 4:52pm

Piccadilly Tube as it once was, I doubt it's changed that much. It hasn't.

Comment by Stephen on May 4, 2019 at 4:20pm

Everyone remembers that many people used the underground railway or Tube to shelter from the Blitz but did you know that many more people used the Tube to shelter from the Zeplins in WW1

Comment by Stephen on May 1, 2019 at 3:33pm

Its been known for a long time that the trans-Atlantic slave trade was the largest but coming in second was the oldest Arabic sub-Saharan slave trade.

Comment by Doone on May 1, 2019 at 3:26pm

Overview of the Slave Trade out of Africa, 1500-1900

 

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