The year 2017 marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution, a decisive turning point in World History. It is estimated that more than 10,000.000 people lost their lives, but the aftermath to all the Revolution was even worse, with the establishment of Stalin's totalitarian dictatorship. / En el añ..
Homeland of the Iberians, birthplace of Roman emperors, seedbed of modern anarchism and nameless cemetery of the best poet, in Granada a hybrid culture that is composed of Islamic, Jewish and Christian traditions gave rise to an intellectual vanguard. / Patria de los iberos, lugar de nacimiento de ..
There were two Norman Conquests. John Julius Norwich is writing about the 'other' one, the conquest of Sicily… When on Christmas Day 1130, Roger de Hauteville had himself crowned first King of Sicily, the island entered a golden age. Norman and Italian, Greek and Arab, Lombard, Englishman and Jew al..
History has never been more fun- or intoxicating. Guns, germs, and steel might have transformed us into modern man, but booze, sex, and tripping built our civilization. Cracked editor Robert Evans brings his signature dogged research and lively insight to uncover the ways our vices have influenced h..
The Viking Age -- from 750 to 1050 -- saw an unprecedented expansion of the Scandinavian peoples into the wider world. As traders and raiders, explorers and colonists, they ranged from eastern North America to the Asian steppe. But for centuries, the Vikings have been seen through the eyes of others..
War: myths, heroism, barbarism, the dead. A deep anti-war consideration... the author reads the news in the newspaper, French planes have attacked military targets in which chemical weapons were allegedly stored. The fact impacts him because he is currently living in France, specifically in Saint-Na..
The propaganda, the lies, the hoax and fake news have always been with us. José Manuel Bielsa-Gibaja presents the evolution of the news lie, of intentional falsehood, from the false victory of Ramses II in Kadesh, and evolves and mutates until it becomes the usual hoaxes of the memorial tweeter Dona..