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▶ The Silk Road: History's first "world wide web" TEDed

Published on Jun 3, 2014
With modern technology, a global exchange of goods and ideas can happen at the click of a button. But what about 2,000 years ago? Shannon Harris Castelo unfolds the history of the 5,000-mile Silk Road, a network of multiple routes that used the common language of commerce to connect the world's major settlements, thread by thread.


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Great Video for Human Geography.

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Ancient Tank Tech - Ancient Discoveries (History Documentary)

Ancient Tank Tech - Ancient Discoveries (History Documentary) Shot on location in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, Ancient Discoveries unearths amazing...
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Child labor in Factories During the Industrial Revolution

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Ancient texts tell tales of war, bar tabs

Ancient texts tell tales of war, bar tabs | World History | Scoop.it

A trove of newly translated texts from the ancient Middle East are revealing accounts of war, the building of pyramidlike structures called ziggurats and even the people's use of beer tabs at local taverns.


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▶ Holocaust Remembrance: The Shocking Holiday Snaps Of Nazi Perpetrators - YouTube

 

Published on Jan 27, 2014

Happy Nazis: The shocking Holiday snaps of the terrifying Nazis in charge of running second world war death camps. In January 2007 a photo album marked "Auschwitz: 21 June 1944" was made public. It revealed astonishing clues as to how the Nazi extermination team enjoyed a life that they ruthlessly denied their victims.

 


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Ancient Greece, the Middle East and an ancient cultural internet

Ancient Greece, the Middle East and an ancient cultural internet | World History | Scoop.it
The ancient Greek world is being recast from an isolated entity to one of many hybrid cultures in Africa and in the East (Ancient Greece, the Middle East and an ancient cultural internet http://t.co/cO6jO2D6tj...
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Tour of Ancient Greece

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Ancient Greece was the cradle of western civilisation, where achievements in arts, humanities and sciences...

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