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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.
The Triangular Trade Key To British Success
he triangular trade was named based on the triangular shape the ships took in their journeys to Africa, America, and back to Britain. Supplies were taken from Britain to Africa where slaves were purchased and then taken to the American colonies where the slaves were deposited to work the land.
Modern South Asia - A Book Review
How much do you really know about Asian history? If you are like a lot people, that answer might be little to none.
Foreign Communities in Hong Kong - A Book Review
Everyone knows of Hong Kong. Many of us remember Hong Kong before it went back to the Chinese. How many of us really know about the development of British Hong Kong? Very few.
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