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Ideas Roadshow: Herculaneum Uncovered

Ideas Roadshow: Herculaneum Uncovered | History | Scoop.it
In 79 CE Mount Vesuvius erupted, launching torrents of gas, rock and ash on the unsuspecting cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, swiftly obliterating them both.
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Ideas Roadshow: Turning the Mirror: A View From the East

Ideas Roadshow: Turning the Mirror: A View From the East | History | Scoop.it
Pankaj Mishra’s most recent book, From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia provocatively opens by declaring that, for many people, the modern world began in 1905 at the Battle of Tsushima when the Japanese navy annihilated the...
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