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The UN in the Cold War
Summing up the cold could be done simply by saying that it was a faceoff between the United States and the U.S.S.R. (referred to as Russia here going forward).
Roman Twilight - A Book Review
In Elizabeth May's sequel to Roman Sunset, she explores further the lands of current day Great Britain during the time after Rome's departure from the land. She continues the story of Quintus and many other characters in their journey to new lands and new and old friends.
We've Got a Job - A Book Review
History is full of untold stories or stories that you hear about and quickly dismiss because they are not 'big' enough to dwell on. Cynthia Levinson takes you to one segment of American history in We've Got a Job: the 1963 Birmingham Children's March.
King Leopold the Poster Child
The battle for Africa became more than just a battle on paper or on a distant map. It spread out from Europe to upturn a continent and create problems that would last for generations. The worst influence of all was that of King Leopold II of Belgium.
Middle East After World War I
What happened to the Middle East after World War I? The answer to this can be summed up in one sentence: The Middle East was butchered and dispersed to the large European Powers.
The Indian Revolt of 1857 Hit Britain Hard
The British Empire had problems over the years with colonies. One was the American Revolution where a small group of colonists were able to defeat an Empire that was supposedly undefeatable. Almost a hundred years later, India followed the colonists path but in a more bloody process.
British Imperialism - A Book Review
Are you looking for a good book for your research in British, Africa, American, World, or Asian history? Do you want to learn more about British imperialism? Robert Johnson's British Imperialism might be the one for you.
Understanding Iran - A Book Review
Attempting to understand a culture of today cannot be limited to just this generation or even the generation before that. To fully understand any culture, the researcher has to go back to the beginning and examine the history from that moment until today.
The Opium Wars
The Opium War(s) changed the entire British/Chinese relationship. Many saw the cause of the war as the "result of China's isolationalist and exclusionary trade policy with the West."
Britain in Hong Kong
The initial British presence in Hong Kong was completely military. The excessive Chinese imports created a trade deficit that Britain tried to resolve with opium. This only led to a military confrontation.
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