Daily Archives: August 31, 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

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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.
For more resources and lesson plans on teaching about colonialism, please visit us at http://www.bu.edu/africa/outreach/col…. T
he lecture content and images included in this video are copyrighted. Produced by BU CFA Media Production Studio. http://bu.edu/cfa/mediaproduction

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