Imperialism

Generation Wealth review – decline of the American empire

“Society acquires its greatest wealth in the face of death.” This is the line that Lauren Greenfield’s documentary pursues, suggesting that the decadence of 21st-century America has the country heading the way of the Roman empire’s fallen hedonists. Interviewees, all of whom Greenfield has …

Film (UK)

An Early Christian Church May Have Been Found in Rome

Construction projects in Rome often unearth incredible artifacts from the city’s rich history. Work on a new subway line, for instance, has led to …

Archaeology

Why Do Greeks Boil Their Coffee?

There’s no doubt that Greek coffee remains one of the country’s best known culinary traditions but — in these days of instant coffee and Nespresso …

Coffee

Get Out Of London For The Weekend – Bath Itinerary

Get Out Of London For The Weekend – Weekend Bath Itinerary 2 Days<p>Table of Contents<p>Getting Out of London – sometimes you need a break from the big …

European Travel

Race 2 (MSW) at ALB on 7/21/18

Order of Finish<p>1<p>Roman Emperor – Catana Perez<p>4YO Gelding<p>$11,520<p><b>J:</b>Alejandro Medellin• <b><br>T:</b>Jose Leon Ramirez<p><b>B:</b>Gallegos Del Norte Racing (NM)• <b><br>O:</b>Jose Leon …

Horses

Personal finance show: student property opportunities and value in Japan

In this week's show, Nick Barker, co-manager of <b>GCP Student Living</b> (DIGS), tells personal finance writer Emma Agyemang what's driving opportunities in …

Personal Finance (UK)

1,700-year-old Roman bust unearthed in ancient city in Turkey’s south

A 1,700-year-old Roman marble bust has been unearthed during excavations in the ancientcity of Soli Pompeiopolis in the southern province of Mersin’s …

Archaeology

Carl Suchy & Sohne Waltz No. 1 Watch Review

The challenge of designing a contemporary dress watch isn’t lost on the readers of aBlogtoWatch. Most of today’s best dress watches look like those …

Watches

Michael IV the Paphlagonian

Michael IV the Paphlagonian was Byzantine emperor from 1034 to 1041 CE. He had an affair with Empress Zoe, then married her and was crowned emperor …

World History

UK Students Boycott Rudyard Kipling Over Anti-India Views

English writer Rudyard Kipling's famous poem If', which was written in the late 19th century, had been painted on a wall of the university's …

India News

Editorial: Trump’s foreign policy takes a Russian turn

Montenegro, a Balkan nation smaller than several California counties and less populous than San Francisco, seldom attracts the attention, much less …

Foreign Policy

Benedict Trump

From Informed Comment<p>Michael McFaul | Putin quid pro quo with Trump in Helsinki<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: Dweller Between Waters) Permission Details …

Donald Trump

In Israel, Hungary’s Orban gets praise from Netanyahu and protests at Yad Vashem

Prime Ministers Viktor Orban, left, of Hungary and Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel meet in Jerusalem, July 19, 2018. (Kobi Gideon/Israeli Government …

Israel

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Students at Manchester are mad to scrub Rudyard Kipling’s poem If from the wall of their union building on the grounds that he “sought to legitimate the British Empire’s presence in India and de-humanise people of colour”.<p>It’s hard to think anyone could take Kipling as a simple imperialist if they …

India

British Empire manager to launch Japan trust

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Personal Finance (UK)

After another week of political chaos, here's what a real leader is like

My morning routine includes time with <i>Meditations</i> by philosopher/warrior Marcus Aurelius, the greatest Roman emperor. Aurelius’ hero was his imperial …

Roman Empire

Britain's best youth hostels for a unique stay

Head to the hills with our guide to the best youth hostels in Britain<p>Best for historical interest<p>Ever fancied staying in a castle? Then look no …

Travel (UK)

Climate Change

<b>QUESTION:</b> Is it in your view a minor cold blip or “OMG we’re all going to freeze to death and run out of food ?” BR<b>ANSWER:</b> We are looking at an …

Ice Age

Black Radicalism’s Complex Relationship with Japanese Empire

September 1905. Japan had just become the first Asian power to defeat a European Empire with the conclusion of the Russo-Japanese War. For more than …

African-American News

Planning a trip to Croatia: 11 Things to know before you go

The Stradun – The main thoroughfare in Dubrovnik’s Old City<p>Croatia was my first introduction to the former Yugoslavia and it was love at first sight. …

European Travel

Is Beyoncé Looking to Shoot a Music Video in Rome’s Colosseum?

If you thought taking over Le Louvre was impressive, it appears The Colosseum is the next location that a Beyoncé video will be shot. Queen Bey has …

Music Videos

Old Theban port of Chalcis: A medieval maritime crossroads in Greece

In the 12th century, the Byzantine Empire was flourishing and the city of Thebes--between Corinth and Athens--was a bustling center of commercial and …

Archaeology

Lightning Deal: If You’re Serious About Cooking, You Need This 2,438-Page Cookbook

This cookbook is a seminal work — something to be read and put on display and talked about. Something like <i>The Decline of the Roman Empire</i> or <i>The Art</i> …

Food

Beyoncé Wants to Film Her Next Video at the Colosseum, According to Reports

Following her instantly iconic “Apeshit” video set at the Louvre in Paris, Beyoncé is searching for her next music video venue—and this time she’s …

Music Videos

Reading Comprehension: Detail Questions | GMAT practice question

Until the mid-twentieth century, most historians considered the Early Middle Ages, the period between the 6th and 11th centuries, a dark age in which …

World History

Why Amazon is the ‘Roman Empire’ of the retail world

Amazon may have some run into some technical glitches during its much-anticipated Prime Day, but that didn’t stop shares of the e-commerce giant from being on track to close in record territories just one day later.<p>And according to Burt Flickinger, the founder of retail consulting firm Strategic …

eCommerce

How The Catholic Church Came To Oppose Birth Control

Despite the changes in the church’s attitudes about sex, the prohibitions of “Humanae Vitae” remain.<p>By Lisa McClain, Boise State University/The Conversation<p>This month marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark “Humanae Vitae,” Pope Paul VI’s strict prohibition against artificial contraception, …

Christianity

The imperialism of economics. The field explains away complicated realities, ignores culture, and exalts reductionism. Can it be saved?

The imperialism of economics. The field explains away complicated realities, ignores culture, and exalts reductionism. Can it be saved?

Philosophy

This Is Japan's Plan to Hunt and Kill Chinese Submarines

And this plane is the centerpiece.Japan may be the only nation to have experienced having its economy truly crippled by submarine warfare. Yes, the …

Military

“Implacable Hatred”

British historian Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) covered a lot of ground in <i>The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire</i><i>,</i> first published in 1776. While …

Religion