World History Blog
November 22, 2014
Colin McEvedy was the author of some wonderful historical atlases of different parts of the world - simple, clear and very accessible. I thoroughly recommend you look at them.Read more...
November 11, 2014
World history bears out Winston Churchill's saying, that democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the othersRead more...
November 6, 2014
There is new information to go with the map of world history in 1960Read more...
November 1, 2014
The Korean admiral Yi Sun-sin may have been the finest naval commander in world history - but we in the West know nothing of him.Read more...
October 20, 2014
British admirals in World War I had to face situations for which their experience did not prepare them.Read more...
October 13, 2014
Nelson was one of the great naval commanders of history, but his achievements were of a particular time and place. World War I was very different from the Napoleonic Wars.Read more...
October 3, 2014
The Bretton Woods conference had an enormous impact on post-World War 2 history, but what impact did the magnificent New England setting have on the conference?Read more...
September 26, 2014
Much of New England is covered by wilderness -why is this?Read more...
September 12, 2014
I have uploaded the information to go with the world history map for 1914Read more...
September 5, 2014
What were the key events that shaped world history? Deciding what to include in a timeline of world history, and what to leave out, is a tricky business.Read more...
August 28, 2014
For our world history map pages, we can only choose one civilization, empire or episode to go in the page's description for Google - picking which one to include is not easyRead more...
August 26, 2014
We have upgraded the world history map page for 1871 in our TimeMap of World History, by adding a chunk of information covering the global history from 1837 to 1871Read more...
August 22, 2014
The pages in the Timemap of World History to with civilizations are being upgraded: so far I've completed Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome.Read more...
August 21, 2014
Many different kinds of state throughout world history have been called an "Empire" - but, from the Roman through to the British empires, they have been so different in every way that it makes it hard to know what the word actually meansRead more...
August 19, 2014
For one week only we are offering a free download of our Rise of Islam History App for iPad.. get it now!Read more...
August 7, 2014
A recent book explores alternative worlds which might have arisen if World War 1 had not occurredRead more...
August 1, 2014
There was a month of peace between the assassination of the archduke Franz Ferdinand and the outbreak of World War 1 - and then all hell broke looseRead more...
July 30, 2014
New information has gone up on the TimeMap of World History, to go with the world map on 1837Read more...
July 24, 2014
How can we take the men of the pre-World War 1 era seriously when they dressed up in funny uniforms and wore huge handle-bar moustaches?Read more...
July 9, 2014
We've just put a new article up on our TimeMap of World History - on the history of Ancient PalestineRead more...
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