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The History of The East India Company
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

The History of The East India Company

The British East India Company (EIC) was founded as a trading company in 1600. Run by a board of directors in London, the company employed a private army, first to protect the trade it conducted in the Indian subcontinent and then to expand...
British House of Hanover
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

British House of Hanover

The House of Hanover is a royal house that first ruled Hanover and then Great Britain from 1714 to 1901. The British Hanoverians began with George I when he succeeded the last of the Stuart monarchs, Queen Anne of Great Britain (r. 1702-1714...
Ancient China: Geography, Economy & Trade
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

Ancient China: Geography, Economy & Trade

Ancient China was often connected to the rest of the world through trade, not only along the famous Silk Road but also via merchant ships that sailed the Indian Ocean, connecting East Asia to the Middle East, Europe, and Africa. Silk, paper...
The Ancient Egyptians
Collectionby Athanasios Fountoukis

The Ancient Egyptians

This collection examines the economic, social, political, and cultural organization of ancient Egypt from the Predynastic Period to the Third Intermediate Period. It provides supplementary materials to students who want to enhance their history...
The Civilizations of the Near East, The People of Mesopotamia
Collectionby Athanasios Fountoukis

The Civilizations of the Near East, The People of Mesopotamia

This collection focuses on providing supplementary materials to students who want to enhance their school history studies and to teachers who want a more concise coverage of each lesson that they deliver. This chapter examines the economic...
The Royal House of Stuart
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

The Royal House of Stuart

The Stuart royal line (originally spelt Stewart) was founded in Scotland when Robert II took the throne in 1371. James VI of Scotland (in England known as James I) then unified the Scottish and English crowns following the death of Elizabeth...
The Royal Tombs of Fontevraud Abbey
Image Galleryby Mark Cartwright

The Royal Tombs of Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey in the Pays de la Loire region of France was founded in 1101 by Robert D'Arbrissel. This area of France was then controlled by the English Crown. Eleanor of Aquitaine (l. c. 1122-1204) retired to the abbey in 1200, and she...
A Panorama of Northern Greece
Image Galleryby Athanasios Fountoukis

A Panorama of Northern Greece

Northern Greece describes the geographical part of the Greek administrative territory that includes the regions of Macedonia and Thrace. An escape to Macedonia and Thrace for an exploration of the unparallel landscapes can reveal the hidden...
A Panorama of Central Greece
Image Galleryby Athanasios Fountoukis

A Panorama of Central Greece

The uniqueness of modern central Greece's landscape derives from the atmospheric blend of ancient archaeological sites and the Mediterranean flora. The forests are mostly composed of fir trees, pine trees, and bushes. These trees may be found...
Alfred Sisley: A Gallery of 30 Paintings
Image Galleryby Mark Cartwright

Alfred Sisley: A Gallery of 30 Paintings

In this gallery, we showcase 30 works by Alfred Sisley (1839-1899), the Franco-British painter who was one of the founders of impressionism. The selection here is presented in chronological sequence to show the artist's career progression...
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