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  • Guns Germs And Steel Book Report

    Jared diamond’s book “Guns, Germs, and Steel” is mainly to answer his indigenous New Guinean politician friend’s question, the Yali’s question and the questions about inequality that comes after Yali’s question. A big part of the question revolves around why is it that Europeans ended up conquering so much of the world in terms of guns, population-destroying germs, steel, and food-producing capability as compared to other continents? Regardless of all the conflicting evidence from anthropology…

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  • Essay On Prejudice Against Tattoos

    several things, but one that is not least less important than the others , is the prejudice against tattooed people. This well-known prejudice has existed for many years, and it still affects society nowadays. The art of tattooing has been an a Eurasian practice at least since around the Neolithic timesAge/Period. In 1991 Ötzi the Iceman,…

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  • Mussis, Giovanni Boccaccio And Ahmed Al-Maqrizi

    The Black Death “was probably the greatest public health disaster in recorded history.”(449) It spread across the Eurasian continent and in parts of Africa in the 1340’s, killing and estimated 70 million people and over 60% of the European population. It was used as the first ever form of biological warfare by the Mongols. Three Authors named Gabriele de’ Mussis, Giovanni Boccaccio, and Ahmad al-Maqrizi wrote about their first and second hand accounts of the decease; and how it affected people…

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  • Similarities Between Africa And American Culture

    America has been a continent found in 1492 by Christopher Columbus. When the discovery of America occurred three intercultural continents were able to interact with each other. Three distinctive cultures—Native American, European, and African—influenced and shaped the environment in a fascinating part of America.These continents joined together to become stronger and soon be interdependent. Europe, America and Africa are three continent that were able to unite and differ politically, socially…

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  • Augustus's Role In Roman Art

    Monarchy, Republic and Empire. Different times have the different style of art. Roman Empire in the history of the world is also brilliant. The Empire of Rome after several wars of aggression, Empire established across the three continents of the Eurasian Empire, sea, land smoothly, arranged in a crisscross pattern not only promoted the development of trade links, but also conducive to the transmission of information, and the army redeployment, so some people say,“all roads lead to Rome.” The…

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  • Spanish Influence On Indo European Culture

    Spanish has developed greatly over several centuries. Many immigrants, colonies, explorers or added words to the language have influenced the language itself. Spanish is the language that 332 million people call their own. The history of Spanish can go back at least back to the Indo-Europeans. Research by Historical Linguistics shows how the Indo-Europeans were connected with the Spanish language. To begin with, William Jones, a British judge who lived in India was the first person to suggest…

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  • Ostrowski The Mongol Empire Analysis

    history to explore. Donald Ostrowski is one of the leading historians of the Mongol Empire. Ostrowski has a PhD from Pennsylvania State University, and teaches world history at the Harvard Extension School, and chairs the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies’ Early Slavists Seminars at Harvard University. Through his written works “The ‘tamma’ and the Dual-Administrative Structure of the Mongol Empire”, and “The Mongol Origins of Muscovite Political Institutions”, which were published…

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  • The Han Dynasty

    They started as Inner Eurasian nomads. They settled in Bactria. The warriors tapped farm and artisan wealth from the Amu Darya of Central Asia. After decades of ruling Nubia and Egypt, the royal court moved from the Nile city of Napata to a new capital at Meroe. It was far enough…

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  • Mount Vesuvius: The Eruption Of Pompeii

    Mount Vesuvius was formed by two tectonic plates, the African and Eurasian, colliding. Mount Vesuvius has had a lot of eruptions, but the most famous, was in 79 AD. Since 79, there have been at least 30 eruptions between 172 and 1944. There have been no more eruptions since…

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  • Essay On Zebra Mussels

    Species brought over include the eurasian ruffe, many types of mussels, and the round goby. One of the most popular known and problematic species today is the european zebra mussel. Zebra mussels were brought over in 1984 and have remained here ever since. The mussels pose a huge threat…

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