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Captain's Log Entry 3: The Carnatic Wars

Posted Yesterday at 10:52 AM by Junius

The Anglo-French struggle for mastery in India during the Seven Year’s War differed vastly from those in other theaters in one crucial respect- the British and French governments were not the primary belligerents. Those roles fell on their respective East India Companies, which were allied and somewhat dependent but quite separate entities.

While the Compagnie des Indes was from inception almost an offshoot of the government, its English counterpart was emphatically not. The Company...
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Spain and the Philippines

Posted March 5th, 2017 at 06:04 AM by ayasachan
Updated March 15th, 2017 at 07:12 PM by ayasachan (I revised and wrote additional informations.)

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"España y las Filipinas" made by a Filipino painter, Juan Luna y Novicio in 1886.


English Title: Spain and the Philippines
Spanish title: España y las Filipinas
Tagalog title: Espanya at ang Pilipinas

The Spaniard woman or the "Mother" was drawn with wide strong shoulders while the
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Chinese Society in the Late Imperial Period: the Great Qing

Posted February 22nd, 2017 at 02:27 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga
Updated February 25th, 2017 at 12:45 AM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

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Khan Nurhaci (1559-1626) (founder of the Jin state)

During the 1500's the Ming empire was likely at it's strongest; culturally and economically they outproduced Europe and those around them (paper, porcelain, lacquered paint). The Ming also had a prosperous system of urban and commercial society. They exported their wares to the other Asian countries and the Chinese language...
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Lin Zexu's Letters to Queen Victoria and Emperor Daoguang

Posted December 30th, 2016 at 06:16 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga
Updated December 31st, 2016 at 12:50 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

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Commissioner Lin Zexu

The Chinese Repository is a collection of letters published in 1840 about the issue of opium trade in China, particularly that of foreign smuggling by the British. The first letter I chose to focus on is an open letter written to Queen Victoria by Commissioner Lin Zexu in which he requests the end of illegal opium trafficking. The second...
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List of Mongol Generals:

Posted November 20th, 2016 at 02:42 PM by Piccolo
Updated November 24th, 2016 at 06:05 PM by Piccolo

List of Mongol and Mongol Empire generals?

Jebe
Muqali



Kadan
Batu
Berk (brother of Batu)

The biggies:

Genghis Khan
Ogodei
Subodei
Hulegu
Khublai
Nogai- Perhaps the first leader of the Golden Horde after it devoluted from the Mongol Empire. More of a "King Maker" than a Khan though.

Guyuk
Mongke

OTHERS:

Yelü Chucai- A statesman...
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