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AMINA: A 16th century Nigerian Queen

A very small contribution for Black History Month, and a little late too. Introduction This is the story of Queen Amina of the northern...

JW3 Himalaya Class Thurs 11 Nov

SIKKIM Some introductory facts Some old and ancient history Royal Sikkim 1642-1861/1975 British Sikkim 1861-1947 Indian Sikkim 1947/1975...

JW3 Caucasus Course Thursday 11th Nov

World War One unsettles the Region Our story begins today in 1908 Now enter Germany, stage left 1914 War comes to The Caucasus 1914,...

A Magna Carta Booklist

Magna Carta British Library Magna Carta David Carpenter Pocket Magna Carta (Text) Bodleian Library Magna Carta JC Holt Magna...

JW3 Himalaya Class, Thurs 28 Oct

Early European Travellers, Missionaries, and Explorers: pre 19th Century Short Introduction One who wrote about, but never reached, the...

JW3 Caucasus Class: Thurs 28 Oct

Russo-Persian Wars in The Caucasus 1651-1828 These recurring wars, fought for control over The Caucasus, led to the rise of Russia in the...

JW3 Himalayas class Thurs 21st Oct

Some Early History: Politics and Religion. Tibet: Buddhism, Fortified Monasteries, Mongols, and much else besides Mughal invasion of...

JW3 Caucasus class Thurs 21st October

Some Early History A set of simple overviews, including recap from week 1 The Northern Caucasus ,ie north of the mountains and today 100%...