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Qiu Jin:
China's Modern Mulan

The history of China is pretty rad.  For starters, China is the longest continually running civilization – going back to at /least/ 2100 BC.  China has tons of great stories to tell. Even at the end of the 19th century, China was still an Imperial Monarchy. In 1875, during the Qing/Manchu Dynasty, a woman named Qiu Jin was born   Read More. . .

Tags : History China Nationalism Women

Czechs & Balances:
The Revolt Of The
Czechoslovak Legions

The end of the 19th century saw the rise of Nationalism, the belief that every ethnic group should be free to rule itself.  By August 1914, Nationalism had erupted into one of the major causes of World War I. Austria-Hungary was an empire made up of many different ethnic groups and one of the members of the Central Powers during the Great   Read More. . .

Tags : History WWI Nationalism Russia RedOctober

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