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Vasco Da Gama: Discovering the Sea Route to India (Great

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We full range of historical scholarship and practice. S. -- Sony has made its long-awaited first foray into virtual reality gaming with the release of the PlayStation VR headset, hoping to grab a dominant share of global sales. Great Britain began administering most of India directly while controlling the rest through treaties with local rulers. This is probably due to the large Japanese expatriate community there. The Korean peninsula remains sundered, China and Taiwan are separate, and even Japan can be said to be split, for since 1945 America has used the southern island of Okinawa as its main military stronghold in the western Pacific.
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History of Nations - Afghanistan

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Finally, invasions of SEA PEOPLES from the Aegean and attacks by mountainous Gashga peoples destroyed Hittite power in Anatolia (c. 1200 BC). Furthermore, until about 7000 bc the seas were some 150 feet (50 metres) lower than they are now, and the area west of Makassar Strait consisted of a web of watered plains that sometimes is called Sundaland. At the insistence of President Aquino, Marcos and his party left the Philippines at dawn the next morning for Guam and then Hawaii.
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China's Long March

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Charles Tilly challenges a common assumption that causal reasoning depends on identifying background causal regularities; he argues instead for an approach to causal reasoning that emphasizes the role of concrete causal mechanisms (McAdam, Tarrow, and Tilly 2001). It is unlikely historians will ever agree on whether it was necessary or what benefits derived from it. The pressure of such responsibility affected the young man.
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The Experience of the War (Nam: the Vietnam War)

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Among the settlements were the major urban centres of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro, as well as Dholavira, Ganweriwala, Lothal, Kalibanga and Rakhigarhi. Gordon Childe (1892-1957), who taught at Edinburgh University from 1927-46 and at London University 1946-56. In the late 8th century the Chams were distracted by attacks from Java, but in the 9th century they renewed their pressure on the Chinese provinces to the north and the growing Khmer Empire to the west.
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Snow Falling in Spring: Coming of Age in China During the

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Agamemnon was a proud and autocratic leader. Early in the war, he antagonized Achilles, his best warrior, which initially caused Achilles to not participate in the battle. That Field may be an evidence for the long standing historical record of carrot recognition and cultivation in Iran. A number of ancient civilizations settled in the region and left their relics in the form of amazing monuments and structures. Villages of the Malgara district are burnt as well as Kessani and a number of assassinations and massacres accompany the destruction and looting in this predominantly Greek region of Eastern Thrace.
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My Name Is Number 4: A True Story from the Cultural

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Always innovative, and recognizing that translation is often just one component of larger projects, Trans-Asia began in the mid 1990s to develop then-rare expertise in multilingual desktop publishing. A distinctive feature of Southeast Asia is its cultural diversity. Thus unlike the world of personal computing, where technical standards are created by powerful market leaders whose main goal is to create and maintain technological hegemony, the world of UNIX is based on openness, cooperation, and tolerance.
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Spotlight on the Rise and Fall of Ancient Civilizations:

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By Imperial decree, Alopen was promoted to be great Spiritual Lord, Protector of the Empire, i.e. Paper, the printing press, and movable type all developed first in either China or Korea, and then spread along the silk roads to South Asia, Europe, Southwest Asia, and Muslim Africa. The present patriarch is Monsignor Sabbaghian (Peter Paul XII). Based on a wealth of archaeological materials and written by a distinguished team of specialists, many of them native to the region, this History sheds new light on the fabulous cultural heritage of lands that were shaped by the movements of peoples and varied civilizations, and that are at the centre of growing international interest.
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Mexico (History of Nations)

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Chinggis’ grandson Kublai completed the conquest of China with the establishment of the Yuan Dynasty in 1271 and the final destruction of the Song Dynasty in 1279. It is thought that like our domestic varieties of fruit trees, the sheep and the goat are also a gift of Asia Minor. The hermeneutic tradition took an important new turn in the mid-twentieth century, as philosophers attempted to make sense of modern historical developments including war, ethnic and national hatred, and holocaust.
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Civil Liberties (Opposing Viewpoints (Paperback))

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Badminton Asia is the governing body of the badminton sport in Asia under the flagship of Badminton World Federation (BWF). APEC launches the Supply-Chain Connectivity Framework and the Ease of Doing Business Action Plan to make doing business in the region 25 percent cheaper, faster and easier by 2015. A new philosophy of history will shed light on these fundamental issues. The birthplace of Indian cinema, a slew of film festivals light up Mumbai's myriad cinema screens during the year.
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India (History of Nations)

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Champa was formed in AD 192, during the breakup of the Han dynasty of China, when the Han official in charge of the region established his own kingdom around the area of the present city of Hue. Undergraduates may adopt history as either a major or a minor concentration. An early European to visit Southeast Asia was Niccolò de' Conti, who travelled here in the early 15th century. See the second background essay for more about the Greek/Turkish war of 1919-22. Although more than half of all Asians in the U.
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