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Modern historiography specialists have long argued that an essential segment in the study of human evolution is inextricably tied to the basic understanding that societies generally emerge, progress and fall cyclically. Such frequency in social evolution is not just a consequence of endogenous factors, it also results from the impact of the external environment, be it close - neighboring constituencies…
The device was perfected - though not invented- by Doctor Joseph Ignace Guillotin (1738 - 1814). The 'e' at the end of the noun is a later, British, addition. Ironically, he belonged to a movement seeking to abolish capital punishment altogether. Guillotine-like implements were used on delinquents from the nobility in Germany, Italy, Scotland and Persia long before the good…
It is a thought provoking and a deep-sea dimensional analysis. Hence, it is bound the boggle the mind of the person who asked the question, and who ventures to answer it !! This should have been analysed and answered in the 17th or 18th century. Then the whole world should have functioned in an entirely different politico-social infrastructure !! I…
Chess is probably one of the oldest and most famous games in the world. It is believed to have originated from India as early as the seventh century, although the exact origins of chess are unknown. Chess has appeared in many shapes and forms. Today most people play what is known as Europeans chess. Chess is a universal game -…
Today an invisible threat is hanging over the major American cities. This is undermining the blissful sense of security which has been cultivated in the citizens of the only global superpower following the Cold War. This threat, called bioterrorism, concerns a possible terrorist attack in the heart of a major American city using lethal microorganisms. Bioterrorism is America’s worst nightmare,…
Where does starvation exist in the world today? What are some of the causes of world hunger? Are citizens of developed countries donating monetarily to the ongoing relief efforts? In this article I will address these questions with the hope that by creating an understanding of the current world hunger situation, morally conscious individuals will do their part in contributing…
According to a question that one can find in many trivial games, the China Wall is the only human construction that is visible from the surface of the Moon. It is not known when and how this rumor appeared, but this statement has been legalized via the repetition. Nevertheless it is not true.
One of the most important and up to date monuments that stands at as a characteristic of Greece and the notable position Greece had from the beginning of World Naval history is fading out due to wear and tear and abandonment. The Lighthouse network of Greece has 120 Traditional lighthouses today, which are approximately two centuries old. Only 20 of…
The world as seen by the eyes of a 20 year old girl in Nigeria, a 10 year boy in India or a middle-aged family man  in Argentina, is a much different place from the one acknowledged by the average Western citizen. The text that follows is mainly consisted of numbers and this because any comment is unnecessary.
Usually the laws of each country are an indication of the cultural level and the living standards of that country. Additionally, historical research of laws can give very important details concerning the problems that the society had to address. There are also many cases that laws concerning situations that no longer exist, are still valid. And finally there are cases…

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