Category: Asia

The Himalayas (Exploration and Discovery)

Stephen Currie

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The Popes: The lives of the pontiffs through 2000 years of history. Another 1.25 million tonnes of meal are imported. Tiu was in celebration of the 10th year founding anniversary of Trinity as a... I would say that it goes into a medium depth level on the majority of monsoon Asian countries. A more important development came five years later, in 1777, when the first newspaper in Bombay was published.
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Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire (World History Series)

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This heritage is still visible today with the CBD still characterized by the grid layout envision by Colonel William Light, one of the cities founding father. It may be useful to close with a sketch of a possible framework for an updated philosophy of history. This was in line with the T'ang Dynasty's broad policy of toleration and interest in fostering foreign religions. D. he wrote: Ignatius, who is also called Theophorus, to Polycarp, Bishop of the Church of the Smyrnæans, or rather, who has, as his own bishop, God the Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ: [ wishes ] abundance of happiness (Ignatius.
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Zheng He: China's Greatest Explorer, Mariner, and Navigator

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Merchants took control of land and then leased it back to the Central Asians. The Khan armies pushed as far west as Jerusalem before being defeated in 1260. Han emperors like Wu also promoted Confucianism as the national "religion" (although it is debated by theologians as to whether it is defined as such or as a philosophy). This was started when an aristocrat named Yang Jian married his daughter into the Northern Zhou Dynasty.
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Indian Subcontinent (Flashpoints)

Anita Ganeri

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Join us on 10 Nov as we deep dive into the future of the industry. Hominid fossil remains date from approximately 1,500,000 years ago, and those of Homo sapiens from approximately 40,000 years ago. In 2000, CSEAS joined as a consortium with the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at University of California, Los Angeles to become a U. Rather, there is a range of cognitive structures through which historical knowledge is expressed, from detailed measurement of historical standards of living, to causal arguments about population change, to comparative historical accounts of similar processes in different historical settings.
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Uzbekistan (Cultures of the World)

Mary Lee Knowlton, MaryLee Knowlton

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He then unified the tribes into an Islamic Empire, ruled by a religious and political leader, the caliph. The Center for East Asian Studies is another important force in graduate student life. This would further explain the historical confusion of the two vegetables, as well as offer a testament to how important they both were in the ancient diet. Asia is home to some of the world’s longest rivers. A careful re-reading of these debates over the covering-law model in history suggests that the debate took place largely because of the erroneous assumption of the unity of science and the postulation of the regulative logical similarity of all areas of scientific reasoning to a few clear examples of explanation in a few natural sciences.
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Bangladesh (Worldfocus)

Amanda Barker

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China and India are the two largest countries in the world by population. But, argues author Justin Hill, 1066 would never have happened without the Danish Conquest of 1016. Imagery generated by the Operational Significant Event Imagery team, will be retained off line in the hopes that a combined EVL / OSEI archive may someday become reality. Yet according to my DNA genome analysis, I have a little Scandinavian in me, there�s even a little Asian ." This course consists of an international analysis of the impact of epidemic diseases on western society and culture from the bubonic plague to HIV/AIDS and the recent experience of SARS and swine flu.
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The People's Republic of China (Genocide and Persecution)

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In general, the T'ang Dynasty was an age of religious toleration and intellectual curiosity. Indians lost to Lankans in dress rehearsal but in final, they brought their A game to win convincingly. Many Japanese, particularly some elements of the army, wanted to increase their influence and in July 1937, a skirmish between Chinese and Japanese troops escalated into full-scale war. We do not entirely understand why this demographic downturn occurred, but it is likely associated with a number of factors.
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The Mexican Revolution (Milestones in Modern World History)

Louise Chipley Slavicek

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Then Mongolia broke into western and eastern parts. Cities, states and then empires developed in these lowlands. The Filipino rebels routed the demoralized Spanish forces in the provinces and laid siege to Manila. By the Heian period,... [more] Writers of the Heian Era: Diary, Sei Sh�nagon 3 Morris, Ivan, trans., The Pillowbook of Sei Sh�nagon. Thereafter the kingdom struggled under a series of internal coups and royal assassinations until stability was reestablished by Telepinus I (c. 1525 BC).
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The Vietnam War: Frontline Soldiers and Their Families

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Opium dens were established as sites to buy and sell opium. Long-distance trade played a major role in the cultural, religious, and artistic exchanges that took place between the major centers of civilization in Europe and Asia during antiquity. Like many of his neighbors and friends in Parañaque, a city south of Manila, Gonzaga would take shabu, an inexpensive amphetamine, to keep him focused on fixing cars, selling umbrellas, and doing other odd jobs to feed his wife and eight children....
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Samurai, Shoguns, and Soldiers: The Rise of the Japanese

Barbara A. Somervill

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AHA offers a variety of formats and welcomes new kinds of sessions into the mix. Our graduates work in arts, culture and heritage roles, including in galleries, museums, archives, conservation, publishing and arts administration. Operation Cobra, the breakout from Normandy 24-27 July 1944, began with one of the most concentrated and intense carpet bombings in the history of modern warfare. 1500 B-17s and B-24s dropped 2000 tons of High Explosive and an even greater payload of fragmentation bombs on an area five miles wide by one mile deep.
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