The Turkic peoples are most well known in the West for the establishment of the great Ottoman Empire, which lasted over half a millennium, functioning as the antagonist in Christian Western Europe’s historical story. Almost a thousand years earlier, the first Turkic state to use the term in a political manner burst onto the scene…Read More Gokturk Empire – Nomadic Civilizations DOCUMENTARY
This diplomatic meeting shall come to order, Emperor Trajan presiding as mediator for the dispute between President Theodore Roosevelt and Pharaoh Cleopatra the seventh. Roosevelt, as you are the one with the grievances, do you have any opening remarks? Indeed. The Pharaoh has been bullying city-states on the American continent, and we don’t approve of…Read More Civilization 6 VS Europa Universalis 4
Hi there my name’s John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about the Dark Ages, possibly the most egregious Eurocentrism in all of history, which is really saying something. (We’re Europe! The Prime Meridian Runs Through us; We’re in the Middle of Every Map; and We Get To…Read More The Dark Ages…How Dark Were They, Really?: Crash Course World History #14
Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So we’ve talked a lot about shifting perspectives in this series; being able to see from more than one angle helps us to be empathetic, but it also reminds us that there is no single correct way to look at human history. Zooming in…Read More Eastern Europe Consolidates: Crash Course European History #16
One hundred years ago began a regional conflict that would quickly become one of the world’s most complex and controversial A conflict between two very different people for the same territory. To better understand its reasons and underlying issues, let’s retrace the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on a map. We are in 1917, during WWI. The Central…Read More Israel-Palestine conflict – summary from 1917 to present
Hi, I’m John Green, This is Crash Course: World History and today we’re going to talk about something that ought to be controversial: The Renaissance. So you probably already know about the Renaissance thanks to the work of noted teenage mutant ninja turtles Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael. But that isn’t the whole story. Mr.…Read More The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? – Crash Course World History #22
you know you want to go back to Arabia you should run away from Arabia you you think you're going to find in Arabia laughs that is not material respect that is not material and religion and spirituality it's been extinct in Arabia for some time now in fact you must run away from Arabia…Read More I feel suffocated living in this society and want to go back to Arabia.