Arts and Humanities

Women Close Combat Warriors of America's Civil War

During the American Civil War (1861-1865) the saying war is hell was first spoken, and with good reason. Every battle was a meat grinder and even the winner would take high casualties. Despite advances in technology, every fight boiled down to close combat and only the well-trained and unbelievably brave survived. However, not all those who fought...
Jan 13, 2015 |

Lin Zhi Ling - Model of Beauty and Brains in the Entertainment Industry

Lin Zhi ling also known sometimes as Lin Chi Ling is one of the hottest and most beautiful raising star in Asia entertainment industry. In 2007, Lin Zhi ling was voted first in FHM Taiwan Magazine yearly top 100 Sexy Female and recently she starred in acclaimed director John Woo epic historical film "Red Cliff". The film was her first role on the...
Jan 13, 2015 |

Was the Vinca Culture Writing Before the Sumerians

Archaeologists have long presumed that cuneiform, Sumerian written language, was the oldest form of writing, existing since approximately 3,100 BCE. Tablets found in 1961 and previously presumed to be approximately 2,700 years of age are now lending proof that written language has existed for far longer than previously supposed.
Dec 24, 2014 |

The Knights Templar

The Knights Templar were the first real true soldier's of medieval times.  Yes Medieval knights where around for hundreds of years before the Templar showed up on the scene. It is also true that all medieval knights where highly trained for the time and where very skilled soldiers in their own right.
Dec 24, 2014 |

A Tale of Genealogy, Fraud and Poverty

What makes us the sort of people we are? It is certainly not only our environment or our upbringing but it's the attitudes and traits that are passed on to us from generation to generation and it's by understanding our genealogy and family History that we come to understand ourselves.
Dec 24, 2014 |

Humanities Washington

Non-profit offering programs related to the humanities and cultural education in Washington state. Includes background, mission, resources, and news.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Department of Humanities

Introduction to humanities and information on the range of academic programs offered. With department news.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Division of Humanities and the Arts

Providing information on the division's academic departments, special programs, courses, and facilities. With related news and contacts.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Department of Humanities and Augustinian Traditions

Department website presents a statement of purpose, a guide to program and course offerings, faculty profiles, and related news.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Remembering '85, Mexico City public leaps into quake rescue

Baruch García stood at an intersection Tuesday afternoon after a deadly earthquake, trying to direct traffic away from a road cutting through La Condesa’s lush Parque México. On the other side of... Read More

Lessons in identity from Kurds and Catalans

One of the defining challenges in the 21st century has been how to balance demands for independence by certain peoples with the sanctity of national borders. Just in the coming days alone, two... Read More

Kremlin frets as Russia's once restive Islamist region takes up political Islam

Russia fought two bloody wars in its Caucasus republic of Chechnya, ostensibly to crush an emerging threat of Islamist extremism on its own soil. Mr. Kadyrov is imposing sharia (Islamic law) on... Read More