The Early Modern period is generally considered to start at the Renaissance and discovery of the New World (circa 1500) and end around the Age of Revolutions (circa 1800). It is the first part of the most recent of the three major ages of history (Classical, Medieval and Modern).
I once have heard that there were a person who was sponsored by the government to make the first flying airplane. But Wright brothers did it first. And after that this person gets really depressed and ...
I'd very much like to look deep into the history of mental ilnesses and the surrounding mentalities - i.e. how did the sane people interpret, treat, approach and deal with the mentally insane? To be ...
We know that during the English Reformation several "heretics" were burnt at the stake. We also know that during the reign of Henry VIII both protestants and catholics were burnt or beheaded while ...
I was wondering if anyone might be aware of any good resources on the history and development of African civilizations? I will of course be seeking council from the Most Wise and Great God Google, ...
Was there any racism during the ancient and middle ages? I know that Ancient Greeks for instance considered any non-Greek a barbarian but what I'm asking about is racism based on the skin color. ...