Monthly Archives: August 2022

History of the World Map by Map | Smithsonian Institution

Explore the history of the world in unprecedented detail with this ultimate guide to history throughout the ages.

Maps don’t just show us where to go, but also where we’ve been. If you’re interested in finding out more about the biggest events in world history, then this book all about history of the world is perfect for you!

This stunning history book for adults starts with the evolution and migration of our oldest ancestors out of Africa. You can then look up maps about the Greece and Persian War, the Mongol Conquests, Medieval Europe’s trade routes, and the rise of the Ottomans. Explore maps about the colonisation of North America, the scientific revolution, Napoleon’s advances, and Britain’s control of India. Then uncover the history of later centuries, such as the Age of Imperialism, the American Civil War, industrialised Europe and the transformation of Japan.

Journey into past like never before as you uncover:

– Easy-to-read text panels for a deeper understanding of history
– A total of 140 maps alongside stunning pictures and informative timelines
– Storytelling maps to bring history to life
– Published in association with the Smithsonian Institution in the USA.

Bursting with striking illustrations and full of fascinating detail, this history book is the ultimate gift for map lovers, history enthusiasts of all ages and those who enjoy visiting museums and other historical sites, whether as a present for dad, or handy reference guide for any other history lover in your life! History of the World Map by Map aims to help you gain a strong understanding of some of the forces and movements across continents that have shaped our world!

Go on guided tour through time and explore:

– Prehistory 7 MYA-3000 BCE
– The Ancient World 3000 BCE – 500 CE
– Middle Ages 500-1450 CE
– The Early Modern World 1450-1700
– Revolution and Industry 1700-1850
– Progress and Empire 1850-1914
– The Modern World 1914-Present

K-16 Education Program African Studies Center

DescriptionOpened in 1979, the Outreach Program seeks to increase awareness and knowledge of Africa by providing information, materials, and services to schools, libraries, museums, the media, and community groups in New England and throughout the country. The Outreach Program is part of Boston University’s African Studies Center, established in 1953 as an interdisciplinary teaching and research center.

Top U.S. & World Headlines — August 31, 2022

Aug 31, 2022

Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs on over 1,500 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream at Mondays to Fridays 8-9 a.m. ET.

Case Studies in Colonialism: Senegal

K-16 Education Program African Studies Center Sep 18, 2017

Boston University Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the African Language Program Fallou Ngom focuses on the specificities of colonialism in Senegal and how Senegal’s unique history and culture shaped and were shaped by the colonial experience.

This video was originally created for a professional development course for educators. It is suitable for upper high school and college students as well.
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he lecture content and images included in this video are copyrighted. Produced by BU CFA Media Production Studio.

Restitution of Benin Artifacts: Dr. Mark Walker & Amb Lancelot Imasuen

NEBO TV Aug 30, 2022

Restitution of Benin Artifacts: Dr. Mark Walker & Amb Lancelot Imasuen

“Climate Apartheid”: Pakistan, Contributing Less Than 1% of Global Emissions, Ravaged by Floods

Aug 29, 2022

Pakistan has declared a national emergency as massive floods continue to devastate the country, displacing 33 million people and bringing the death toll to over 1,000 since June. We speak with Shah Meer Baloch, Islamabad-based reporter for The Guardian, who describes how the floods have swept away homes, roads and bridges in what Baloch and Pakistan’s top climate official have called a serious “climate catastrophe.” We also speak with Asad Rehman, executive director of War on Want, who says Pakistan and other poor countries are “stuck in a toxic interplay between a climate catastrophe that they are not responsible for, increasing hunger, structural inequality and a rigged economic system.” He calls on rich countries to reach zero net emissions by 2030 instead of pursuing geoengineering schemes like carbon capture and storage — a tactic that is funded in President Biden’s new Inflation Reduction Act.

Appalachia Isn’t Theirs To Take

Aug 30, 2022

The climate bill is being celebrated, but did you know a giant dirty pipeline was part of the deal? It’s called the Mountain Valley Pipeline and it’s cutting its way through Appalachia. Residents don’t want it. Senator Joe Manchin does. Join the rally to stop MPV. Go to:

Climate Change Will Bring Pakistan’s Deadly Floods To Your House

Aug 30, 2022

A third of Pakistan is underwater from floods but the water wont stop in Pakistan, Jackson, Mississippi is part of this story, too.

Climate Change is going to bring the floods to your door, along with droughts, famine, heatwaves…

All of this extreme weather is because of Climate change, because the news is refusing to mention it. Pakistan’s deadly floods are just the start of the ecological disasters that Climate Change is preparing.

School systems struggle to fill teaching jobs as students return to class

Aug 30, 2022

As students return to class, schools across the country continue to grapple with teacher and staff vacancies. The scope of the shortages, and what’s behind them, varies widely across America’s nearly 14,000 school districts. Carlton Jenkins, the superintendent of Madison Metropolitan School District, joined Amna Nawaz to discuss the struggle he’s facing to find and keep educators.

Do You Practice the Religion Of White Supremacy? Featuring Ben Dixon

Aug 30, 2022

You’ve already passed the houses of worship of a scary new religious extremism

A blasphemous merger of far right wing Nationalism and the aesthetics of Christianity have created a new religion, one tailor made for white supremacy.

A religion that protects every part of the power Christian White Male Power Structure.

Meet Christian Nationalism.

Ben Dixon joined Thom to share his views on Christian Nationalism.

Bio: Ben Dixon – Host of The Benjamin Dixon Show