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Conspiracy in the French Revolution: New research by Kingston expert

Why is it that conspiracy theories are such an enduring feature of modern democracies? This one of the questions posed by the Conspiracy and Democracy Project, a five-year project funded by the Leverhulme Trust, and based at CRASSH (the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities) at the University of Cambridge. 547 more words

Public History

Modern Day Towers of Babel - Lessons from the Soviet Union Man-made Famines

In the Biblical story of the Tower of Babel, mankind busied themselves with building a giant tower stretching up to heaven, united in a common goal of reaching high enough in the firmament to achieve the status of God. 2,138 more words

Freedom

 “The Terracotta Army and The First Emperor of China Exhibition” at Gateway Theatre of Shopping 

An Unmissable International Museum Exhibit

Where

People can take a 30 minute guided tour through the exhibition
It is located at Entrance 8, Level P4 (Virgin Active Parking Lot) and guess what??!? 53 more words

25th May 567 B.C. – Servius Tullius, the king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victory over the Etruscans #Onthisday

25th May 567 B.C. #onthisday in history Servius Tullius, The king of Rome, celebrates the triumph for his victory over the Etruscans.  He was Legendary  in Rome, the Sixth King of Rome and the second of the Etruscan Dynasty, he ruled from the year of 575 B.C.- 535 B.C. 92 more words

History

Nature & Landscape: The Conflicting Views of Columbus and Cabeza de Vaca

Europeans ventured to the New World for a variety of reasons–religious freedom, a new start, to expand the empire of their homeland–but one of the most common reasons was to extract resources from the land and bring them back to Europe in order to make large sums of money. 1,560 more words

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