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Mau Mau, anti-colonialism and "female genital mutilation"

By Onni Gust 

In November of 2014, UN secretary general, Ban Ki-Moon launched a new campaign in collaboration with the Guardian aimed at eradicating “female genital mutilation.” They announced this effort from Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi. 1,184 more words

Twentieth Century

Drunk Canadians in London, November 1916

By Julia Laite

The world has just commemorated the 100th annivesary of the beginning of the First World War. While most historians have come to categorize the war as, in the words of… 1,256 more words

History Of Sexuality


Well, it’s been nearly 100 years since November 11th, 1918 saw the end of World War One, or the Great War as it was called before anyone knew a second global conflict would occur. 206 more words


Cultura e Objetividade - Segunda Parte: Wilhelm Dilthey

     Cultura e Objetividade – Segunda Parte:

     O Enfoque sociológico de Wilhelm Dilthey


Jacob (J.) Lumier

Websitio Leituras do Século XX


Rio de Janeiro, Novembro 2014… 5,946 more words


Book Review: An Uncanny Era

In Prague there are many, many bookstores. Fortunately, there are plenty of books in English to be had in most of them and among the books related to Czech topics which I own, some come from not just one or other of the several specialist English language bookshops but from the wide array of different bookshops. 1,299 more words