History book recommendations for the holidays: 1493, The Marne 1914, The War That Ended Peace.
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The Hagia Sophia has a long an rich history and is one of the most famous buildings in Europe. The building is breathtaking both from the outside and the inside.
This is a video review (plus article) of the book Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared M. Diamond (in 3 Minutes or less).
We wrote about the problems with maps already in 2015. Our pick of the week comes back to the fascinating problems of map creation and map projection with two excellent videos.
Have you ever wondered why there a so many Cristian churches today, considering that Christianity started united 2000 years ago: This is the history of Early Christian Schisms.
What is the difference between Archaeology and Paleontology? Find out with our pick of the week.
The Crusades were one of the defining aspects of European medieval history. When the pope called for the First Crusade, one of the goals was support for the Byzantine Empire, however this goal seemed to go out of focus quickly.
Our pick of the week is When Diplomacy Fails. This audio podcast is written, produced and narrated by Zack Twamley. As the name implies, the podcast is about wars, how they started and their results and consequences.
In this Extra History series we learn about John Snow, his quest to find the cause of a cholera outbreak and the beginning of the Sanitary Movement.
Amazon.com has just released “The Man in the High Castle”. This is a good starting point to look at a fascinating topic: alternate history.
November 9th is a particular day in German history. Across less than 100 years, four major events happened on this very day.