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Aldo Leopold: A Prophet for All Seasons

TheNewFaceofAikido Published on Aug 22, 2013 This award-winning film chronicles the life of Aldo Leopold, father of modern ecology. In addition, it portrays, month by month, the natural events described in his seminal book, A Sand County Almanac. Environmental Justice … Continue reading

Aldo Leopold – A Sand County Almanac

David Matchey Published on Jul 30, 2013 Adapted from A Prophet for All Seasons: Aldo Leopold Environmental Justice Environment Ethics

China’s Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa: Howard W. French

Chinese immigrants of the recent past and unfolding twenty-first century are in search of the African dream. So explains indefatigable traveler Howard W. French, prize-winning investigative journalist and former New York Times bureau chief in Africa and China, in the … Continue reading

The Scramble for Africa: White Man’s Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912: Thomas Pakenham

From the rear cover of this 738 page book: “A phenomenal achievement, clear, authoritative and compelling……Thomas Pakenham’s fine book tells the story of this particular gold rush with admirable and judicious poise….Contains some of the best-known episodes of 19th-Century history … Continue reading

Empire’s Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day: Carrie Gibson

Ever since Christopher Columbus stepped off the Santa Maria and announced that he had arrived in the Orient, the Caribbean has been a stage for projected fantasies and competition between world powers. In Empire’s Crossroads, historian Carrie Gibson offers a … Continue reading

Colonial Statues: How African Countries Responded From Liberation to #RhodesMustFall

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now – Jun 19, 2020 Cecil Rhodes, King Leopold, Paul Kruger. Statues honoring leaders of colonial rule have been pulled down over the years in Africa after countries won independence or newer generations said relics had to go. … Continue reading

The History Of Africa with Zeinab Badawi | BBC News

The Series: African History: This series of 20 programmes is based on a unique project, overseen by UNESCO known as the GHA: the General History of Africa – Africa’s history, culture and heritage written and told by Africans themselves. Zeinab … Continue reading

Bach – Concerto for two violins in D minor BWV 1043 – Sato and Deans | Netherlands Bach Society

Netherlands Bach Society Mar 7, 2019 The two solo parts of the Concerto for two violins in D minor, performed by the Netherlands Bach Society for All of Bach, have survived in Bach’s own handwriting. This autograph dates from around … Continue reading

The Scramble for Africa and the Berlin Conference

hellokikihi Apr 12, 2014 The Scramble for Africa and the Berlin Conference What was the Scramble for Africa? In the 1800s, European countries were rushing into Africa to plant their flags into the land and claim colonies Because of Industrialization, … Continue reading

Belgian Princess Condemns Her Family’s Brutal Colonial History in Congo & Calls For Reparations

Democracy Now! Published on Jul 9, 2020 Black Lives Matter protests in the U.S. have sparked a reckoning about racism and colonialism across the world, including in Belgium, where a growing movement is demanding the country address systemic racism and … Continue reading