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FRANKLIN W KNIGHT: Centring Caribbean history « Repeating ...

FRANKLIN W KNIGHT: Centring Caribbean history « Repeating ... | History Journal | Scoop.it
After 1700, the importance of the Caribbean in Atlantic history was well established and those writers who attempted a regional Caribbean coverage had to demonstrate some familiarity with two or three languages.
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The 'Iranian Schindler' who saved Jews from the Nazis

The 'Iranian Schindler' who saved Jews from the Nazis | History Journal | Scoop.it
A new book tells how a Muslim diplomat risked everything to help Iranian Jews escape Nazi-occupied Paris and the death camps.
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Google is Digitizing the Dead Sea Scrolls - Forbes

Google is Digitizing the Dead Sea Scrolls - Forbes | History Journal | Scoop.it
Google has partnered with the Israel Museum to digitize the Dead Sea Scrolls and make them accessible.
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Jewish soldier in World War I expected to receive Medal of Honor

Jewish soldier in World War I expected to receive Medal of Honor | History Journal | Scoop.it
'A wrong has finally been righted,' says Elsie Shemin-Roth, 82, whose father was William Shemin.
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War Really Is Going Out of Style

War Really Is Going Out of Style | History Journal | Scoop.it
Leaders are learning that war no longer pays. And more important, there is a growing repugnance toward institutionalized violence.
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70 metal books found in Jordan cave could change our view of Biblical history

70 metal books found in Jordan cave could change our view of Biblical history | History Journal | Scoop.it
This ancient collection of 70 tiny books, their lead pages bound with wire, could unlock some of the secrets of the earliest days of Christianity.
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Vivid new Battle of the Bulge photos offer never-before-seen look at the war-weary soldiers braving the frigid weather as they fight off Nazi Germany's last major offensive of World War II

Vivid new Battle of the Bulge photos offer never-before-seen look at the war-weary soldiers braving the frigid weather as they fight off Nazi Germany's last major offensive of World War II | History Journal | Scoop.it
The images show soldiers on both sides of the German attack, which claimed 19,000 American lives. It was the bloodiest battle of the war, who had 108,000 killed, wounded or captured.
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A history of conflicts

Browse the timeline of war and conflict across the globe.
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British Library newspaper archive puts 300 years of history online - Telegraph

British Library newspaper archive puts 300 years of history online - Telegraph | History Journal | Scoop.it
Sixty-five million historic newspaper articles, covering the most significant
events over the last 300 years, are now fully available online from today in
a new archive created by the British Library.
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This Day in Black History: Dec. 19, 1933

This Day in Black History: Dec. 19, 1933 | History Journal | Scoop.it
Actress Cicely Tyson born. (RT @BET: .#BETBlackHistory - Happy #BETBday to the iconic actress Cicely Tyson: http://t.co/2v2ZUNGI - RT to show her bday love!
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Mad Moose Mama: See History, Art, Science and Much More in London's Famous Museums

Mad Moose Mama: See History, Art, Science and Much More in London's Famous Museums | History Journal | Scoop.it
See History, Art, Science and Much More in London's Famous Museums http://t.co/7WUHhHcl via @DNatrlBeauty...
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