perspective

  1. Duke Valentino

    King John Plantagenet: A new perspective

    Hi, I'm currently writing a paper defending John, or at least providing more objectivity in relation to his reign. More specifically, his military campaigns, as these are extremely important and crucial in assessing his reign, which fixated all other aspects of his reign. Even historians who...
  2. P

    A New Perspective

    I recently visited the battlefield at Flodden Field in Branxton. I have read numerous articles about the short battle, but it kind of put it into perspective going to the actual site, and standing in the footsteps of the men who fought that day. Suddenly you can see why the Scots thought they...
  3. SirOrmondeWinter

    What was the pivotal event (from the American perspective) of the Vietnam War?

    1. Gulf of Tonkin-puts America into direct combat in the war rather than just advisors. 2. Tet Offensive-a great military victory for the allies which turned into a PR disaster. 3. Hamburger Hill-underlined the futility of the Allied strategy. 4. General Westmoreland deciding to give the...
  4. A

    The decline of republican rome from a legal perspective

    Im a law student and i want to write a paper on the decline of republican Rome but I wan to approach the subject from a legal standpoint. So I was wondering if anyone could recommend any sources which deal with this specific subject, or if maybe somone could point me towards some famous legal...
  5. Ayatollah

    18 Centuries of Empire: The Greek Perspective

    This one is an Hellenocentric thread and its original purpose is to promote doubts, skepticism and critical thinking. Non-Greeks are kindly requested, to express their views on the Greek-perspective their host countries share and to further point out the positive,neutral or negative traits...
  6. uppsa1

    Cuban Missile Crisis from the Sowjet Perspective

    We all know the American perception of this famous crisis. But I find it very difficult to find many explanations about how the Sowjets understood everything that was going on (at least in a language that I can understand). The best source I managed to find was Khrustshevs son, Sergei...
  7. D

    Caste System- A historical perspective

    Dr. B.R Ambedkar is known the world over as the leader of downtrodden Indians. It is also widely known that he hails from Mahar(Dalit) caste. Indeed, he is one of the greatest modern leaders of India But it is not very well known that Mahars themselves discriminated against and suppressed...
  8. Futurist

    From a national interests perspctive, should France have continued the fight in 1940?

    From a French national interests perspective, should France have continued the fight against Nazi Germany in 1940, after the Fall of France? As for me, I voted No due to the fact that having France continue the fight against Nazi Germany in 1940 (and afterwards) would have very likely resulted...
  9. S

    Religion in a different perspective and view

    Being an electronics and communication engineer, working in an IT computer industry, I tried mapping my understanding of Religion with the technology, which I know...Let us honestly discuss the role of a Religion in our life GOD – An omnipotent, who can create, control and convert 3C...
  10. Valens

    Panem et Cirsenses - A modern perspective

    Panem et Cirsenses, from Latin, meaning literally 'Bread and circuses' is the expression we often link with mass entertainment in Ancient Rome, mainly Gladiatorial games (among other forms of popular entertainment at the time) being used by the Empire as a sort of distraction for the populace in...
  11. G

    Countries where the studies of Hinduism with a non leftist perspective is popular

    We all know how the academicia in the US tends to popularize a left wing perspective on hinduism. But are there countries where the studies of Hinduism with a non leftist perspective or a right wing approach is popular. I have heard that countries like Germany, Lithuania and Hungary have this...
  12. M

    The Roman Tribes: A New Perspective

    Hello All, I have uploaded a paper to academia titled "The Roman Tribes: A New Perspective." https://independent.academia.edu/StevenJames1 This paper shows how to reconstruct the Roman tribe from the Servian Constitution and shows that the Roman tribes are adhering to the doctrines of...
  13. G

    Who were the best colonists in the European world (from the colonized perspective)

    From the perspective of the peoples they ruled in terms of the benefits derived from colonial rule and humane treatment of the conquered; who were the best colonists in the European world from whom the conquered peoples got a lot of good and little bad or much more good than bad. Were there any...
  14. larkin

    A skewed perspective on the rise of Islam...

    I am less familiar with the rise of Islam so please feel free to correct me.. 5 minute clip.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_To-cV94Bo&sns=em Suppose I did a video where I said, Carthage was hammered by Rome and then Rome hammered Gaul and Spain and then crossed the English channel and...
  15. Darth Raidius

    Pacific War films from a Japanese perspective?

    I quite enjoyed Letters From Iwo Jima and Rengō Kantai Shirei Chōkan: Yamamoto Isoroku, two equally great war films that depict the Pacific War from a Japanese perspective. Does anyone know of other such films I should watch?
  16. TheWD

    Communism is such a great failure from a historical perspective

    When we examine the success of Communism internationally from a historical perspective we can conclude without a doubt that it is an utter failure. The reason why some so-called Communist nations still exist today is because they either have a draconian hold on society (like North Korea) or have...
  17. A

    History Books translated from other languages?

    In order to better understand the way history is viewed from a global perspective, it seems necessary to read the history books of other cultures. Does anyone know a good list of history books that have translated from other languages into English? This would be extremely useful. These would not...
  18. C

    The logic of Hannibal's campaign, from his perspective

    If we put ourselves in Hannibal's shoes before he set out on his campaign to conquer Rome, what do you think we can say about the balance of power between Carthage and Rome? We have to consider a few points: 1. Hannibal sustained some losses during the march over the Alps. 2. He relied...
  19. Essa

    Turks & Arabs...In a Byzantine perspective

    Both groups (Arabs and Turks) came into numerous conflicts against Byzantium, through many representative dynasties....Was there any difference in Byzantine/Greek perspective concerning the two ? either in terms of military/cultural/economic levels ?
  20. M

    Easter Rising 1916 - British Perspective

    I'm studying 20th century British and Irish Literature. It's a subject I knew nothing about, but I wanted to know more about Britain as an empire. I'm writing a short magazine about the fall of the British Empire (from a colonial standpoint), and the Easter Rising event feels like a key case...