The changes in geography, although there are also changes in the seas and oceans, are still exceptionally slow compared to history. The Mediterranean today and… Read More »Heirs of the wolf: a puzzling origin myth
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Geography is the mother of history, and this is particularly true of ancient civilisations. Ancient Egypt would not have existed without the Nile, ancient Babylon… Read More »The geography of the Roman Empire: a wonderful gift of nature
After the Queen’s death, the Commonwealth has become her greatest political legacy – where does it go from here?
On 19 September, after almost two weeks of removals and civil memorials, the state funeral service for Queen Elizabeth II was held at Westminster Abbey… Read More »After the Queen’s death, the Commonwealth has become her greatest political legacy – where does it go from here?
According to historians, the name ‘Malay’ comes from the name of a Brahmin state on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, founded by ancient Indians some… Read More »Why are Malays not indigenous to Malaysia?
Britain was arguably the first empire in the world to truly expand its influence globally. But it was this first global empire in human history… Read More »What does the rise and fall of Britain teach us?
In 1798, Napoleon led a major attack on Egypt, hoping to cut off the Red Sea lifeline to Britain and India and thus expand his… Read More »Reasons and reflections on the failure of Egypt’s recent reforms
The Cold War, the closest war in the history of all mankind, was one of the most exciting and bizarre global pictures of the 20th… Read More »What was the Cold War of the 20th century like?
An American netizen’s question on the Twitter platform has sparked a heated debate between Chinese and American netizens: Why is China ungrateful for the many… Read More »U.S. netizen asks: Why is China ungrateful when the U.S. has helped it so many times?