Eurocentrism
Eurocentrism is a political term coined in the 1980s, referring to the notion of European exceptionalism, a worldview centered on Western civilization, as it had developed during the height of the Eu...
Eurocentrism - Wikipedia
A Love-Hate Relationship?: "Feel-Good" Oxytocin May Have a Dark Side - Scientific American
The hormone promotes warm social feelings but can also promote in-group favoritism and ethnocentrism, suggesting there is a lot we don't know yet about the "cuddle chemical"
Was Magellan The First Person To Circumnavigate The Globe?
The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan is often credited as being the first person to have circumnavigated the globe, but the reality of his journey is a bit more complicated.
Legion Of Foreign Fighters Battles For Islamic State
April, instead of coming home from school, two teenagers left their valley high in the Caucasus, and went off to war. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, a 20-year-old stole her friend’s passport to make the s...
Spanish Golden Age - Spanish Music of the Golden Age (Suite I)
Spanish Music of the Golde Age (1600-1700) 1.- Rujero (Gaspar Sanz, 1640-1710) 2.- Paradetas (Gaspar Sanz) 3.- Folias (Anonymous) 4.- Pabana (Francisco Guera...
Colonialism
An excerpt from the film Uganda Rising showing in a (very!) brief overview the utter decimation of Africa that took place via colonialism and the so-called ...
Portuguese Empire
http://www.WatchMojo.com presents... A look into the Portuguese Empire.
Age of Discovery
Artwork and map animation help illustrate the exciting voyages of Prince Henry the Navigator, Díaz, Columbus, Vasco da Gama, Magellan, Ponce de León, Balboa,...
The European Miracle
The European Miracle: Environments, Economies and Geopolitics in the History of Europe and Asia is a book written by Eric Jones in 1981 to refer to the sudden rise of Europe during the late Middle Age...
Age of Discovery
The Age of Discovery is a period of European global exploration that started in the early 15th century with the first Portuguese discoveries in the Atlantic archipelagos and Africa, as well as the dis...
Age of Discovery - Wikipedia
Colonialism
Colonialism is the establishment, exploitation, maintenance, acquisition, and expansion of colony in one territory by a political power from another territory. It is a set of unequal relationships bet...
Colonialism - Wikipedia
Western World
The Western world, also known as the West and the Occident (from Latin: occidens "sunset, West"; as contrasted with the Orient, Greek: Δυτικός Κόσμος), is a term referring to different nations depend...
Western World - Wikipedia
Dutch Golden Age
The Dutch Golden Age (Dutch: Gouden Eeuw [ˈɣʌu̯də(n) ˈeːu̯]) was a period in Dutch history, roughly spanning the 17th century, in which Dutch trade, science, military, and art were among the most ...
Dutch Golden Age - Wikipedia
Spanish Golden Age
The Spanish Golden Age (Spanish: Siglo de Oro, Golden Century) is a period of flourishing in arts and literature in Spain, coinciding with the political rise and decline of the Spanish Habsburg dy...
Spanish Golden Age - Wikipedia
Britain's Imperial Century
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom. It originated with the overseas posse...
Britain's Imperial Century - Wikipedia
Portuguese Empire
The Portuguese Empire (Portuguese: Império Português), also known as the Portuguese Overseas (Ultramar Português), was the first global empire in history. In addition, it was t...
Portuguese Empire - Wikipedia
Great Divergence
The Great Divergence, a term coined by Samuel Huntington (also known as the European miracle, a term coined by Eric Jones in 1981), referring to the process by which the Western world (i.e. Western Eu...
Great Divergence - Wikipedia
Ethnocentrism
Ethnocentrism is judging another culture solely by the values and standards of one's own culture. Ethnocentric individuals judge other groups relative to their own ethnic group or culture, especially...
Decolonisation
Decolonization (US) or decolonisation (UK) is the undoing of colonialism, where a nation establishes and maintains its domination over dependent territories. The Oxford English Dictionary defines deco...
Decolonisation - Wikipedia
Pan-Europeanism
Pan-European identity refers to the sense of personal identification with Europe. The most concrete example of pan-Europeanism is the European Union (EU). 'Europe' is widely used as a synonym for the ...
A Love-Hate Relationship?: "Feel-Good" Oxytocin May Have a Dark Side - Scientific American
The hormone promotes warm social feelings but can also promote in-group favoritism and ethnocentrism, suggesting there is a lot we don't know yet about the "cuddle chemical"
Was Magellan The First Person To Circumnavigate The Globe?
The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan is often credited as being the first person to have circumnavigated the globe, but the reality of his journey is a bit more complicated.
Dirk van Delen
Dirck van Delen or Dirck Christiaensz van Delen (c.1605, Heusden – May 16, 1671, Arnemuiden) was a Dutch Golden Age painter who specialized in architectural painting.
According to the early ...
Dirk van Delen - Wikipedia
Portrait of a Young Man with a Golden Chain
Portrait of a Young Man with a Gold Chain is an oil painting usually attributed to the Dutch painter Rembrandt. Signed and dated 1635, it was traditionally regarded as a self-portrait (under the title...
Portrait of a Young Man with a Golden Chain - Wikipedia
Adriaen van der Spelt
Adriaen van der Spelt (ca. 1630, Leiden – 1673, Gouda), was a Dutch Golden Age flower painter.
According to Houbraken, whose comments were based on the Gouda stories by Ignatius Walvis, he w...
Adriaen van der Spelt - Wikipedia
Legion Of Foreign Fighters Battles For Islamic State
April, instead of coming home from school, two teenagers left their valley high in the Caucasus, and went off to war. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, a 20-year-old stole her friend’s passport to make the s...
Pan-European nationalism
Pan-European nationalism refers to the ideology that Europe should be united politically due to its being united by a single European culture which began with the production of Venus figurines.Within ...
Johan Danckerts
Johan Danckerts (c. 1616, The Hague - 19 October 1686, Haarlem) was a Dutch etcher and painter.In 1631, Danckerts entered the guild of St. Luke at the Hague, of which he was dean from 1650 to 1652. I...