Bronze Age in Europe, The: The History and Legacy of Civilizations Across Europe from 3200-600 BCE

While the Bronze Age is recognized as one of history’s most important phases, it’s been hard for historians to precisely date. The idea of the Bronze Age comes from a...

Inquisition in the New World, The: The History and Legacy of the Inquisition after Spain and Portugal Colonized the Americas

New Spain was established in the aftermath of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in 1521, and as the most spectacular conquest and the richest province, New Spain quickly...

Ancient Greek Technology: The History and Legacy of the Technological Advances Made in Greece during Antiquity

Dominated to this day by the sprawling white marble complex of the Acropolis, Athens is a city which is immensely and rightly proud of its past. For a period of roughly three...

The Silk Road The History and Legacy of the Trade Routes that Connected Europe and Asia

The story of the Silk Road has been a popular topic amongst tourists, academics, economists, state parties, and daydreaming children for many centuries. In many ways the Silk Road...

Submarine Warfare in the Atlantic The History of the Fighting Under the Waves between the Allies and Nazi Germany during World War II

Danger prowled under both the cold gray waters of the North Sea and the shimmering blue waves of the tropical Atlantic during World War II as Adolf Hitler's Third Reich attempted...

Mysteries of the South Ghosts, Legends, and Unexplained Phenomena in Dixie

The American South has given birth to many of the nation’s great stories and legends. From the earliest Colonial times, it’s been a place of mystery, replete with disappearing...

Pancho Villa The Life and Legacy of the Famous Mexican Revolutionary

“Pancho Villa,” people whispered at the beginning of the 20th century, "can march 100 miles without stopping, live 100 days without food, go 100 nights without sleep, and kill...

Mansa Musa and and Timbuktu: The History of the West African Emperor and Medieval Africa’s Most Fabled City

Recent research has revealed that the richest person of all time lived in the 14th century in West Africa and went by many names, including Kankan Musa Keita, Emir of Melle, Lord...

Operation Condor: The History of the Notorious Intelligence Operations Supported by the United States to Combat Communists across South America

“Let's say there were 7,000 or 8,000 people who had to die to win the war against subversion... We couldn't execute them by firing squad. Neither could we take them to court......

Submarine Warfare in World War II The History of the Fighting Under the Waves in the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters

Danger prowled under both the cold gray waters of the North Sea and the shimmering blue waves of the tropical Atlantic during World War II as Adolf Hitler's Third Reich attempted...

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