Modern World History

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Like my board World History, this is my method of taking notes while watching the online videos for a Coursera.org course. This one is called The Modern World: Global History since 1760, taught by Philip Zelikow of the University of Virginia.

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The Maori tribe of New Zealand is a good example of the Polynesian. here is their famous traditional dance "Haka". See similarities to Shaka Zulu's outfit and the dance is similar to the Zulu's dance.

Dances of Life (Maori excerpt)

This is an excerpt from a 55 min documentary we have shot for PBS. For nearly 50,000 years, dances and songs have been an expression of Pacific Islanders' or...

After the uproar about Charles darwin's book, The Origin of Species, artist began creating cartoons comparing him to apes. This is due to the fact that Charles Darwin mentioned how humans and apes come from a common species. Charles Darwin, Robert Darwin, Darwin Evolution, Theory Of Evolution, Human Evolution, Darwin Theory, Origin Of Species, Anthropologie, Natural Selection

Charles Darwin: Evolution and the story of our species

The story of Charles Darwin’s life. His theory of evolution changed the way we understood our place in the world.

British continuing conquest of India resulted in some areas entirely under British control and other areas under local partner control (dependent states, on this map). India World Map, India Result, Landscape Planner, Pakistan, Modern World History, History Of England, World Geography, Mughal Empire, North And South America
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Chapter 24

Industrialization and Imperialism Western hunger for greater resources and influence resulted in a power grab across the world. Initially it was predominantly limited to North and South America . H…

This engraving by Arnold Frederick Goodwin shows the Ngāpuhi chief Hongi Hika. Like many chiefs of the he has a full facial moko (tattoo). Sometimes people with tattoos were described as pou (posts), because like a post they had in a sense been ‘. Polynesian People, Bay Of Islands, Cook Islands, Modern World History, Maori People, New Zealand Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Pet Birds

Hongi Hika

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Taiping Rebellion and - some more details are on my World History board Modern World History, Asian History, China Map, China China, Taiping Rebellion, Semitic Languages, Dna Genealogy, Indian Language, Spring Racing

The Crisis Within

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Engelsk - The Maori - NDLA

What do you know about Maori identity and culture? Have you heard or seen the haka?

At the point of maximum war danger between Great Britain and the United States, the London satirical publication Punch published a vicious caricature of US President Abraham Lincoln and Russian Tsar Alexander II,.

U.S. Civil War: The US-Russian Alliance that Saved the Union, by Webster G. Tarpley

April 2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War, which began when Confederate forces opened fire upon Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina. The following essay by Webster Tarpley, tells about the largely untold alliance between President Abraham Lincoln and Russian Tsar Alexander II, which by many accounts was key to the North winning the U.S. Civil War, sealing the defeat of the British strategic (...)

Some leaders in China then argued for what became known as the "Self-Strengthening movement." Here is the arsenal being created at Nanjing. Modern World History, Asian History, University Of Virginia, Nanjing, Qing Dynasty, Arsenal, Vintage Photos, 19th Century, Self
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The Self-Strengthening Movement

The Self-Strengthening Movement was campaign of economic and military modernisation in the last half of the 19th century, designed to strengthen Qing rule.

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23rd Madras Native Infantry

23rd Madras Native Infantry

The son of the King of Siam (Yul Brynner's character) was King Chulalongkorn of Siam, otherwise known as Rama V Here he is on a European tour (left) and in traditional garb (right). He learned to live in both worlds. World Calendar, Modern World History, Yul Brynner, Tsar Nicholas Ii, University Of Virginia, European Tour, A Day To Remember, Old Photos, Thailand
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A Day to Remember Chulalongkorn, King of Siam

Today on The Atlantic's World Calendar ...

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How the first cable was laid across the Atlantic

The first transatlantic transmission marked the culmination of 19 years of dreams, plans and hard work

Russian Tsar Alexander II (left) emancipated the Russian serfs and President Abraham Lincoln (right) emancipated the slaves during the 1860s.  Of course, both of these stories are more complicated, and true emancipation took much longer.  Nonetheless, the impulse toward liberty (liberalism) was at its height in this latter part of the 1800s. Mafia, Abraham Lincoln, Modern World History, University Of Virginia, Presidents, Liberalism, Liberty, History, Men
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"A caricature showing Gladstone on a donkey, marked "reform", being held back by Disraeli and a working-class man, who are holding the donkey's tail." Gladstone was an icon of liberalism while Disraeli was the same for British Conservatism. Modern World History, Jewish History, United States Of Europe, Disraeli, British Prime Ministers, University Of Virginia, Theresa May, The Donkey, Gladstone
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Benjamin Disraeli

"A caricature showing Gladstone on a donkey, marked "reform", being held back by Disraeli and a working-class man, who are holding the donkey's tail." Gladstone was an icon of liberalism while Disraeli was the same for British Conservatism.

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