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PBS NOVA – The Great Inca Rebellion (1/3) - Video Dailymotion. How Aztecs Reacted to Colonial Epidemics. Devastating epidemics have been part of American history at least since the arrival of the first Europeans.

How Aztecs Reacted to Colonial Epidemics

Then as now, Native Americans and people of African descent have been disproportionately affected by diseases brought to the “New World” by Europeans. As Jeffrey Ostler noted in the Atlantic, these effects are compounded by the colonial legacies of slavery and by economic discrimination. In school we read and learn about the epidemics from the perspective of the European conquerers. However, reports going back to the early colonial period from indigenous peoples show their perspective in grappling with the upheaval of their ways of life. How Aztecs Reacted to Colonial Epidemics. Ziryab — the greatest cultural icon you never heard of. Rome Reborn: Take a Virtual Tour of Ancient Rome, Circa 320 C.E. Animating the past. Winston Churchill once said: “History is written by the victors.”

Animating the past

Today, history is going through a period of democratization and a move to greater accessibility, with teachers, researchers and history-holics of all kinds using the internet to explore new engaging ways to share their passion. For a long time, History was taught in a didactic fashion, with a penchant for dates and timelines, which gave it the reputation for being stuff and old fashioned. Discover 6 European Creators who are changing the way we engage with History and are making the discipline more alive than ever. La Conquista Española de América, documental. South American Natives. Map of South American Indians South America Indians (Physical Map) THE MONTE VERDE ISSUE: (Chile): Monte Verde is an archaeological site in southern Chile, located near Puerto Montt, Southern Chile, which has been dated to 14,800 years BP.

South American Natives

This dating adds to the evidence showing that the human settlement of the Americas pre-dates the Clovis culture by roughly 1000 years. South America Indians Map - Monte Verde by Tom Dillehay MUISCAS OR CHIBCHA CULTURE: The Chibcha or Musica meaning "the people" was an ancient culture centered on the upper Magdalena River, around Bogot�, Colombia.

Detached tribes of the same stock were found along the Central American isthmus and in Costa Rica. Documental de Caral (La ciudad más antigua de América) How Did These Hostage Children End Up Buried With Elite Germanic Warriors? In 1962, the bodies of 13 people—10 adults and three infants—were discovered in a 7th century burial site in Niederstotzingen, Germany.

How Did These Hostage Children End Up Buried With Elite Germanic Warriors?

It was clear that the individuals were high status, and that at least some of the adults were warriors because their graves were stuffed with weapons, armor, jewelry and equestrian gear. But many details about these individuals—where they came from, how they were related, even their genders—remained unclear. Now, as Laura Geggel reports for Live Science, a new genetic study is revealing some of the mysteries that surround the Niederstotzingen dead.

Discover Islamic Art Virtual Exhibitions. Harnessing Summer Excitement: Using a Medieval Travel Book to Spark Critical Thinking. This post is by Matthew Poth, 2017-18 Library of Congress Teacher in Residence.

Harnessing Summer Excitement: Using a Medieval Travel Book to Spark Critical Thinking

As the weather gets warmer, summer vacation can seem like it’s right around the corner. Naturally, the desire to escape the confines of the classroom, if only for a long weekend, distracts even the most focused students and teachers. From Page 9 of Peregrinatio in Terram Sanctam by Berhard von Breydenbach. Woodcut by Erhard Reuwich, 1490 Harness the excitement for a summer trip into a creative learning opportunity with the help of one of the first printed and illustrated travel books. Focus students’ excitement for summer by encouraging them to: Analyze the images and craft a list of observations,Make predictions about the images based on their observations, andTie their observations and predictions together by synthesizing a short narrative for others to evaluate. As a class students might list essential details needed for a book on traveling.

Halladas en Perú puntas de lanza que usaron cazadores hace 12.000 años. Brought to Mexico in chains, Gaspar Yanga and his followers staged a bloody rebellion. Not keeping up with technology is an excellent path to becoming a slave.

Brought to Mexico in chains, Gaspar Yanga and his followers staged a bloody rebellion

Happens to the best of humans. It happened to Gaspar Yanga, and then he fought back. Taíno: ‘Extinct’ Indigenous Americans Never Actually Disappeared, Ancient Tooth Reveals. An ancient tooth has proven Taíno indigenous Americans are not extinct, as long believed, but have living descendants in the Caribbean today.

Taíno: ‘Extinct’ Indigenous Americans Never Actually Disappeared, Ancient Tooth Reveals

Researchers made the discovery when they used the 1,000-year-old tooth to sequence the first complete ancient human genome from the Caribbean. The tooth was found in a cave on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas and belonged to a woman who lived at least 500 years before Christopher Columbus set foot in the region. The research is published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. See all of the best photos of the week in these slideshows. Introducing Matthew Poth, 2017-2018 Library of Congress Teacher in Residence. This post is by Matthew Poth, 2017-18 Library of Congress Teacher in Residence.

Introducing Matthew Poth, 2017-2018 Library of Congress Teacher in Residence

Matthew Poth, Teacher in Residence 2017-2018 A skilled craftsman carved the Epic of Gilgamesh into large clay tablets 4,100 years ago to preserve the story of the famed King of Uruk, a powerful Mesopotamian city-state. Over many centuries, these tablets were copied and spread across Mesopotamia and Anatolia until an Assyrian King, Ashurbanipal, gathered as many copies as he could to preserve at his Royal Library in his capital of Nineveh. The library was eventually burned and buried in rubble when the city was destroyed by the Babylonians. El mito de al-Andalus. Sobre al-Andalus Ocurre cada cierto tiempo.

El mito de al-Andalus

Por un motivo u otro, no es raro que al-Andalus se convierta en noticia que proporciona buenos titulares en prensa. A veces son portavoces de organizaciones islamistas como Al Qaeda o el ISIS quienes manifiestan que sus ataques terroristas en España recuperarán un al-Andalus perdido que consideran propio; a veces son publicistas o políticos conservadores quienes proclaman que, al igual que en la Edad Media, debemos reaccionar frente a esas pretensiones para defender nuestras raíces occidentales y europeas; y a veces algún tertuliano metido a arabista (o viceversa) se empeña en demostrar que el terrorismo islamista es producto de una cultura que siempre ha sido violenta y excluyente. De animales a dioses (Sapiens) - Yuval Noah Harari. Hace 70.000 años había al menos seis especies humanas diferentes sobre la capa de la Tierra.

De animales a dioses (Sapiens) - Yuval Noah Harari

DIDÀCTICA DEL PATRIMONI CULTURAL. Navegaciones mallorquinas medievales de Antonio Ortega Villoslada. Una noticia de marzo de 2011 dice así: La Real Academia Mallorquina de Estudios Históricos, Genealógicos y Heráldicos celebró el solemne acto de toma de posesión de un nuevo académico, Antonio Ortega Villoslada. El historiador pronunció su discurso de investidura bajo el título De Mallorca al Atlántico bajo la monarquía privativa. El discurso fue contestado por el académico Miguel Deyá Bauzá. El acto de investidura, que tuvo lugar en el salón de actos de can Campaner, contó con numerosos socios y amigos del historiador.E. Education: Programs: Japan Society. Visitor Information Location 333 East 47th Street New York, NY 10017Box Office Hours: Monday, 12 PM – 6 PM Tuesday–Thursday, 11 AM – 6 PM Friday, 11 AM – 9 PM Weekends during exhibitions, 11 AM – 5 PM Box Office: (212) 715-1258 Check our Visit page for current weekend hours.

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