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Rebels Against the Raj: Western Fighters for India’s Freedom: Ramachandra Guha

An extraordinary history of resistance and the fight for Indian independence—the little-known story of seven foreigners to India who joined the movement fighting for freedom from British colonial rule. Rebels Against the Raj tells the story of seven people who … Continue reading

Between the Sea and the Lagoon: An Eco-social History of the Anlo of Southeastern Ghana c. 1850 to Recent Times (Western African Studies): Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong

This study offers a “social interpretation of environmental process” for the coastal lowlands of southeastern Ghana. The Anlo-Ewe, sometimes hailed as the quintessential sea fishermen of the West African coast, are a previously non-maritime people who developed a maritime tradition. … Continue reading

Sahrawi Activist Sultana Khaya Speaks from Moroccan-Imposed House Arrest in Western Sahara

Mar 21 2022 In an exclusive interview, we speak with prominent Sahrawi human rights activist Sultana Khaya in occupied Western Sahara. Moroccan authorities have held her and her family under de facto house arrest for nearly 500 days, where she … Continue reading

“U.S. Hypocrisy on Ukraine”: Biden Admin Remains Silent on Morocco’s Occupation of W estern Sahara

Mar 21 2022 While the Biden administration has condemned the Russian invasion of a sovereign, independent Ukraine, it has refused to similarly recognize or support Western Sahara, which has been occupied by Morocco since 1975. Human rights groups have documented … Continue reading

CARTA: We Alone: How Humans Have Conquered the Planet and Can Also Save It with David (Jonah)Western

Mar 16 2022 Conservation is common to all societies which learned to live within ecosystem limits. In breaking the evolutionary and biological straight-jackets constricting other species, we became the ultimate multi-niche free-ranging species. Our rise to global conquest and ecological … Continue reading

Western Association of Map Libraries (WAML)

The Western Association of Map Libraries is an independent association of map librarians and other people interested in advancing geospatial excellence in libraries of western North America and beyond. Membership in WAML is open to any individual interested in furthering … Continue reading

Climate Colonialism: Why Was Occupied Western Sahara Excluded from COP26 U.N. Summit in Scotland?

17 Nov 2021 Activists are criticizing the British government for excluding Western Sahara, occupied by Morocco since 1975, from the U.N. climate summit in Scotland. Meanwhile, Morocco is counting renewable energy developments in Western Sahara towards its own climate pledges. … Continue reading

[Excerpt from:] Western reactions to Benin bronzes | Civilisations – BBC Two

Western reactions to Benin bronzes | Civilisations – BBC Two

BBC – Apr 10, 2018 Programme website: David Olusoga discusses Benin bronzes created from the 16th century in West Africa, and how these works of art now reside in the British Museum.

Why the Western Drought Will Have Major Ripple Effects | WSJ

Wall Street JournalJul 13, 2021 Watering the Country’s Food Basket Is Becoming a Challenge Droughts are part of a natural cycle of water. But the drought currently gripping the Western U.S. has climate scientists concerned that the cycle may be … Continue reading