The capital of China is Beijing which means Northern Capital (bei-jing) and has been in contrast to Southern Capital (nan-jing) or Nanjing. The first humans have lived here from 700 000 to 200 000 years ago and this human type is known as Peking man (Homo erectus pekinesis). On the site of Zhoukoudian near Beijing […]
Beijing or northern capital has been one of the most exciting cities in the contemporary world and one of the world capitals today. It is a mix of traditional Chinese neighbourhoods and houses called hutong (胡同) and modern skyscrappers. Although the cultural heritage of Beijing consists of different architecture, historical remains and events –to mention Summer Palace, Tiantan or Temple of Heaven, Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, there is a place where everything started: Forbidden city.
‘Bar Ankh’ is the name by which our pharaohs ancestors knew the school and its meaning is the house of life… In the meaning lies the value and content that the school carries and the role it plays in the life of society, but the ancestors’ interests in the school reached the point of calling […]
As a citizen of a native country Tunisia, which was once colonized by the French, I have thought deeply about the impact that French colonialism made on our present state and people. It is really a controversial issue; some Tunisians think that the French influence is positive; however others believe that it is negative. So […]
’Teaching history in countries in transition (Macedonia)’ handler om historieundervisningens problemer i et omskifteligt område
In the First World War (1914–1918), 32 nations participated. At the time, Serbia was not a member of any alliance. Just a year earlier, the young, small and poor Kingdom of Serbia had emerged from the Balkan Wars. Physically worn and militarily exhausted, she neither wanted nor was ready for another war. All hospitals in […]