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It is, of course, John Snow who is credited with using maps to demonstrate that the clusters of deaths from cholera in London’s Soho during London’s 1854 outbreak were caused by contami… John Snow, Wellcome Collection, Bethnal Green, London Map, Data Visualization, World Cultures, Really Cool Stuff, Death, England

How the Victorians Mapped London’s Cholera

It is, of course, John Snow who is credited with using maps to demonstrate that the clusters of deaths from cholera in London’s Soho during London’s 1854 outbreak were caused by contami…

rediscovering the world Agricultural Practices, Geographical Magazine, World Cultures, Europe, Geography, Bees

Views of the World - rediscovering the world

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These 12 enlightening documentaries show aspects of different cultures that outsiders seldom contemplate Nanook Of The North, Lost Boys Of Sudan, Documentary Filmmaking, Fiction Film, End Of The World, The Fosters, The Outsiders, Culture, Explore

12 Documentaries That Explore Different Cultures

These 12 enlightening documentaries show aspects of different cultures that outsiders seldom contemplate

11 Globally-Focused Documentaries That Expand Our Horizons & Educate Us About The World // The Good Trade Slow Travel, His Travel, Fez Morocco, Muslim Brotherhood, Best Trade, World Cultures, Storytelling, Tourism, Beautiful Places

11 Globally-Focused Documentaries That Expand Our Horizons & Educate Us About The World

Each of these documentaries encourages us to learn more about what’s happening outside of our own circles and to support our global neighbors.

“Photo thread: Dozens of bizarre futuristic monuments appear out of place jutting from the varied landscape of the former Yugoslavia—ghostlike echoes of a country that no longer exists. Brutalist, Travel Goals, World Cultures, Lovers Art, Railroad Tracks, Futuristic, Abandoned, Concrete, Around The Worlds

Brutal Socialist-era Yugoslavian Monuments - the Spomenik (with map)

In the friendly, disputatious, sometimes fatalist, Adidas-tracksuit-wearing nations that make up the former Yugoslavia, "spomenik" simply means "monument". Futuristic, modernist, and concrete, this page is an explanation and guide to the most brutal set of memorials anywhere on the planet - "The Spomenik".

Vibrant Chinese Propaganda Art - Part Revolution, Revolution, Revolution Chinese Propaganda Posters, Ww2 Propaganda, Chinese Posters, Political Posters, Political Art, Old Posters, Vintage Posters, Revolution Poster, Communication Art

Japanese occupation (1937-1945)

Gallery on Chinese Posters. previous theme | next theme Attracted by the cheap labour force and vast resources, Japan invades China in 1937. China must become part of the ‘East Asian Economic Co-Prosperity Sphere’. The bulk of

The grim prefab Khrushchyovka helped solve the USSR’s housing crisis after World War II. Now, Moscow plans to demolish of them, displacing more than million people. Should any be preserved for posterity? History Magazine, The Grim, Soviet Union, Prefab, Willis Tower, World Cultures, World War Ii, Skyscraper, Photo Wall

Say Goodbye to the Dreary Mass Housing of the Soviet Union

The grim prefab Khrushchyovka helped solve the USSR’s housing crisis after World War II. Now, Moscow plans to demolish 8,000 of them, displacing more than 1.5 million people. Should any be preserved for posterity?

Anyone visiting Tirana can't ignore the dictators' pyramid. The former Enver Hoxha Museum had "more or less everything Enver Hoxha had ever touched" on display. Enver Hoxha, Workers Party, Sitting Poses, Museum Exhibition, Albania, Software Development, World Cultures, Cemetery, Geography

A pyramid for the dictator

Anyone visiting Tirana can't ignore the dictators' pyramid. The former Enver Hoxha Museum had "more or less everything Enver Hoxha had ever touched" on display.

It is, of course, John Snow who is credited with using maps to demonstrate that the clusters of deaths from cholera in London’s Soho during London’s 1854 outbreak were caused by contami… John Snow, Wellcome Collection, Bethnal Green, London Map, Data Visualization, World Cultures, Really Cool Stuff, Death, England

How the Victorians Mapped London’s Cholera

It is, of course, John Snow who is credited with using maps to demonstrate that the clusters of deaths from cholera in London’s Soho during London’s 1854 outbreak were caused by contami…

rediscovering the world Agricultural Practices, Geographical Magazine, World Cultures, Europe, Geography, Bees

Views of the World - rediscovering the world

rediscovering the world

Human Language Families (wikicolors) - Austronesian peoples - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Picture Finder, Creative Commons Pictures, Population Growth Rate, Teaching Geography, Esl Resources, Spiritual Beliefs, World Languages, Us Map, Socialism

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Peoples of the Caucasus - Wikipedia European Languages, World Languages, Armenian Language, Ukraine, Sea Of Azov, Fall Of Constantinople, Turkic Languages, Caucasus Mountains, Georgia Country

Peoples, languages and genes in the Caucasus: An Introduction - Languages Of The World

The Caucasus region, dominated by the imposing Great Caucasus mountain range and stretching between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, has long been known as one of the world’s ethnically and linguistically most diverse areas. According to the Roman historian Pliny, when the Romans came to the Caucasus, they needed 134 interpreters to deal […]

A small press is reviving forgotten—but newly relevant—writing about a complex region and its people. World Cultures, Geography, Literature, Explore, American, Literatura, Exploring

Rediscovering Lost Literary Treasures of the American Midwest

A small press is reviving forgotten—but newly relevant—writing about a complex region and its people.

Here, we look at different types of houses around the world, from yurts and igloos to Victorians and a community of tiny homes. Countries Around The World, Around The Worlds, Different Types Of Houses, Founded In, World Cultures, New Mexico, Geography, Tiny House, Multi Story Building

14 Different Types of Houses Found in Countries Around the World

From yurts and igloos to houses on stilts and canal boat homes.

Issik Pakte – Toils and Troubles in Xinjiang Province Toil And Trouble, World Cultures, Geography, Asia, Earth, Tours, River, Explore, Landscape

Issik Pakte – Toils and Troubles in Xinjiang Province

 He was the brother of James Bond author Ian Fleming. He married Celia Johnson the stiff upper lip velly British heroine of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter. Peter The Great, Film Studio, My Muse, His Travel, Historical Photos, Gemini, Aviation, Nostalgia, Novels

Ella Maillart and Peter Fleming after the Forbidden Journey' across Xinjiang, 1935

Note the Leicas. He was the brother of James Bond author Ian Fleming. He married Celia Johnson the stiff upper lip velly British heroine of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter. Oh to have been a guest at their dinner parties.