Origins and Destinations of the World’s Migrants, from 1990-2013. Select any country Please select a country on the map In 2013, people born in were living in other countries In 2013, people living in were born in other countries The figures in this interactive feature refer to the total number (or cumulative “stocks”) of migrants living around the world as of 1990, 2000, 2010 or 2013 rather than to the annual rate of migration (or current “flows”) in a given year.
Since migrants have both an origin and a destination, international migrants can be viewed from two directions – as an emigrant (leaving an origin country) or as an immigrant (entering a destination country). According to the United Nations Population Division, an international migrant is someone who has been living for one year or longer in a country other than the one in which he or she was born. No Data Available There was no data provided for the selected field. Large numbers are rounded to the nearest 10,000. Source: United Nations Population Division. Crash Course World History. Primary Source World - Primary Source. Modern. Fostering dialogue and understanding among the world's youth. Search - Google Cultural Institute.
Global Issues : social, political, economic and environmental issues that affect us all — Global Issues. Thematic Units - Women in World History Curriculum. Each with background essays, discussion questions, and primary source, art and web link activities. Teaching Women’s Rights From Past to Present Resources to explore women's rights in a wide range of viewpoints, cultures, and eras.
Particular attention is drawn to the times when the denial of women's rights was challenged and how the definition of rights has been expanded. Women’s life experiences have offered unique opportunities for intercultural exchanges both historically and today. This section contains essays noting some of the ways women have connected with each other across cultural boundaries. This section offers a variety of ways to incorporate female experiences into the historical narrative we call the Silk Road, a topic which is widely taught but which largely ignores ways in which women participated alongside men. Which classical character are you? The many and varied classical characters that appear in Greek and Roman mythology played such a large role in the cultural identity of those ancient civilizations that tales of their exploits have endured and have been incorporated into literature and language worldwide.
The names of the characters themselves are often listed in dictionaries and are frequently associated with particular character traits or certain predicaments. Herculean, for example, can be used to describe a feat of great difficulty comparable to The Twelve Labours, but can also portray the great physical strength of an individual. A beautiful woman can be a modern-day Helen of Troy, which, though an enviable attribute, could be described as your Achilles’ heel when it sparks a war!
To celebrate the publication of the new edition of The Oxford Classical Dictionary we’re giving you the chance to discover how you would fit into this fascinating world of ancient myth and legend. Divine or mortal? WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources. Bridging World History. World History for Us All.
India. Resourcesforhistoryteachers - WorldHistoryI. WHI.1 On a map of the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia, identify where Islam began and trace the course of its expansion to 1500 AD.
WHI.2 Describe significant aspects of Islamic belief. A. the life and teachings of Muhammad B. the significance of the Qur’an as the primary source of Islamic belief C. Islam’s historical relationship to Judaism and Christianity D. the relationship between government and religion in Muslim societies WHI.3 Analyze the causes, course, and effects of Islamic expansion through North Africa, the Iberian Peninsula, and Central Asia. A. the strength of the Islamic world’s economy and cultureB. the training of Muslim soldiers and the use of advanced military techniques C. the disorganization and internal divisions of Islam’s enemies D. the resistance and/or assimilation of Christianized peoples in the Mediterranean WHI.4 Describe the central political, economic, and religious developments in major periods of Islamic history. Image IDs from left to right: