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Power and Plenty: Trade, War, and the World Economy in the Second Millennium (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World, 22): Ronald Findlay, Kevin H. O’Rourke

International trade has shaped the modern world, yet until now no single book has been available for both economists and general readers that traces the history of the international economy from its earliest beginnings to the present day. Power and … Continue reading

Western reactions to Benin bronzes | Civilisations – BBC Two

BBC Published on Apr 10, 2018 Stream original BBC programmes FIRST on BBC i Programme website: http://bbc.in/2pqRjCx​ David Olusoga discusses Benin bronzes created from the 16th century in West Africa, and how these works of art now reside in the … Continue reading

Asia And Western Dominance: K M. Panikkar

ISBN-10 : 8193909429 ISBN-13 : 978-8193909423 Dimensions : 7.87 x 5.51 x 1.57 inches Publisher : Raj Publication (January 1, 2020) Language : English ISBN-10 : 9383723637 ISBN-13 : 978-9383723638 Item Weight : 1.11 pounds Published initially in 1953.  See … Continue reading

Fur War: The Political, Economic, Cultural and Ecological Impacts of the Western Fur Trade 1765–1840: David A. Bainbridge

The animal fur trade played a key role in the development and ultimate ownership of lands and resources on the West Coast of North America. Yet it is often neglected in histories and understanding of the west. In California classrooms … Continue reading

Will Biden Admin Reverse Trump’s “Dangerous” Recognition of Morocco’s Occupation of Western Sahara?

Democracy Now! Published on Feb 5, 2021 President Donald Trump broke with decades of U.S. foreign policy in the waning days of his administration and recognized Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, a territory the country has occupied since 1975 in … Continue reading

Inhofe Speaks on the Senate Floor about Western Sahara

Senator Jim Inhofe Dec 17, 2020

U.S. Recognizes Morocco’s Occupation of Western Sahara in Latest Betrayal of Sahraw i People

Democracy Now! Dec 11, 2020 We continue to examine the U.S.-brokered deal between Morocco and Israel to normalize relations. As part of the deal, the U.S. will become the first country in the world to recognize Moroccan sovereignty over Western … Continue reading

The Rise of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in Western Africa, 1300-1589 (African Studies): Toby Green

The region between the river Senegal and Sierra Leone saw the first trans-Atlantic slave trade in the sixteenth century. Drawing on many new sources, Toby Green challenges current quantitative approaches to the history of the slave trade. New data on … Continue reading

Digital Collections – Libraries – Northwestern University -Africa Maps

Digitized Africa Maps from the Africa Maps

COVID’s Wake-up Call: Are Western Governments Failing Their People? | Amanpour and Company

Amanpour and Company Sep 16, 2020 COVID-19 is reordering our priorities and raising questions about how we can build better societies. In their new book “The Wake-Up Call,” top journalists at Bloomberg News and The Economist seek answers by examining … Continue reading