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Ludendorff Plans for a Spring Offensive I THE GREAT WAR – Week 179

Ludendorff Plans for a Spring Offensive I THE GREAT WAR – Week 179

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Three years ago I said several times that the nations that began this war thought it would be over by Christmas. That was Christmas 1914. They were wrong, for this week comes the fourth Christmas of the war, and it’s still far from over. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great War. Last week Russia […]

Deciphering the world’s oldest rule book | Irving Finkel | Curator’s Corner pilot

Deciphering the world’s oldest rule book | Irving Finkel | Curator’s Corner pilot

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My name is Dr. Irving Finkel and I’m a curator at the British Museum in London and welcome to my corner! I’m a curator, I’ve already admitted it but I have a slightly strange aspect to my curatorship because I’ve always wanted to be a curator in this very building. Because when I was about […]

Austro-Hungarian House of Cards I THE GREAT WAR Week 185

Austro-Hungarian House of Cards I THE GREAT WAR Week 185

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The battles have been fought in the field for 42 months now, back and forth, all over the world. And at home? In the political machines of the warring nations and empires? It’s maneuver and outmaneuver, not just against the enemy, but against your own. In fact, by this time in Austria-Hungary, it very much […]

Undergraduate study at York: Global Development

Undergraduate study at York: Global Development

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– The thing about this degree is it’s allowing students to come in and address really pressing urgent global problems and students will learn to do it in ways that address and propose solutions to the problems that they’ll study. It brings together three leading departments in the university So students will benefit from the […]

The Tsar Abdicates – Baghdad Falls I THE GREAT WAR Week 138

The Tsar Abdicates – Baghdad Falls I THE GREAT WAR Week 138

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There’s only one word I can say to describe the main event of this week: Revolution!!! I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great War. Last week the British and Indian forces pushed up the Tigris toward Baghdad, the Ottomans pulling back both there and in Persia, where they were being chased by the Russians. Russia […]

What are The Akashic Records? (Part 1 About Akashic Records) – Teal Swan

What are The Akashic Records? (Part 1 About Akashic Records) – Teal Swan

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AKASHIC RECORDS PART 1 WHAT ARE THE AKASHIC RECORDS? Hello everyone. I hope you are enjoying the brand new image. If you haven’t noticed already, we managed to buy a camera this week. Some nice manifesting everyone! 🙂 Some of you who know me well, might laugh at this, because everyone knows that I have […]

Red Terror in Soviet Russia I THE GREAT WAR Week 215

Red Terror in Soviet Russia I THE GREAT WAR Week 215

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You want your former ally to come back into the war, but their new government wants none of it. Well, you could attack them with your armies and try to force them to join you, or maybe you could bribe their government’s guards to murder their leaders and then install the government of your choice. […]

The World at War – The Ottoman Empire Enters The Stage I THE GREAT WAR Week 15

The World at War – The Ottoman Empire Enters The Stage I THE GREAT WAR Week 15

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Three months of war have devastated Europe, and with conflict recently spreading to colonial territory in Africa and the Far East it grew ever larger. It would grow many times larger this week though, and open up huge new theaters of battle, as the Ottoman Empire entered the war. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the […]

The pharaoh that wouldn’t be forgotten – Kate Green

The pharaoh that wouldn’t be forgotten – Kate Green

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Three and a half thousand years ago in Egypt, a noble pharaoh was the victim of a violent attack. But the attack was not physical. This royal had been dead for 20 years. The attack was historical, an act of damnatio memoriae, the damnation of memory. Somebody smashed the pharaoh’s statues, took a chisel and […]

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 1)

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 1)

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This video was made possible by Skillshare. Churchill was a man with many talents. He was an artist, a butterfly enthusiast, and he had an unpublished manuscript about aliens. Clearly he was a man with an insatiable thirst for knowledge. Maybe he could have loaded up his computer, and logged on to Skillshare. An online […]