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Slovenia Landmarks

Slovenia Landmarks

Skocjan Caves The Skocjan Caves (German: Höhlen von St. Kanzian) are a system of caves in the southwest of Slovenia. The impressive natural phenomenon is located 20 kilometers east of Trieste and has been...

Praetor's Palace in Koper

Sightseeing in Slovenia

Take a study tour of Slovenia, a republic in Europe bordering Italy, Austria, Hungary, Croatia and the Adriatic Sea. Despite its small area, Slovenia has a diverse landscape. In the north-west of the country...

La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz, Bolivia

Geography According to Allcitycodes, the city of La Paz is settled in a valley on the banks of the Choqueyapu River, which crosses the city from north to south, and of small rivers that...

California Travel Guide

California Travel Guide

California climate In California, the climate can be divided into three zones : On the coast, the temperatures are lower than in the interior due to the moderate influence of the relatively cool Pacific...

Katmai National Park

Katmai National Park

Katmai National Park was founded on December 2nd, 1980, making it a relatively young national park in America. Located in the US state of Alaska, up to 23,800 visitors travel to the Katmai National...

Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

The extremely popular Joshua Tree National Park is located in the US state of California. Over 1.2 million visitors come to California to experience Joshua Tree National Park. The desert landscape extends over an...

Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis

The 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis was the most dangerous confrontation in the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union and was triggered by the stationing of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba....

Cities and Places in Chile

Cities and Places in Chile

Chiloe Island This island is located on the northwest coast of Chiloé, about 30 minutes from Ancud. In addition to the numerous myths and legends, the island is mainly known for its wooden churches,...

Cold War

Cold War

Cold War, a catchphrase for a non-military confrontation between two states or groups of states. Means, methods, objectives: The spectrum of means and methods used in a Cold War includes: the establishment and expansion...

North-South Conflict 2

North-South Conflict Part II

North-South conflict, term for the contrasts that arise from the economic-social and political-cultural development gap between the industrialized countries of the northern hemisphere and the developing countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America, which...

North-South Conflict 1

North-South Conflict Part I

North-South conflict, collective term for the difference in living conditions between the developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America and the developed industrial countries,which has been described as a contradiction since the 1960s....

East West Conflict

East West Conflict

East-West conflict, term for the contrasts that broke out under the victorious powers after the Second World War and led to a global polarization in a western camp under the leadership of the USA...

The History of China 2

The History of China Part II

Song and Border Dynasties Following the fall of the Tang Dynasty in 907, a period of wrestling known as the Five Dynasties and ten kingdoms followed. The Song Dynasty was established in 960, but...

The History of China 1

The History of China Part I

It is not possible to set a geographical boundary for China that is valid for all the epochs in the country’s history. Looking at the historical development from 2000 BCE. to this day, one...

History of the Republic of China 3

History of the Republic of China Part III

Guomindang’s relationship with the communists The relationship between the Nationalist Party / Guomindang and the Communists changed fundamentally from the early years to the Republic and to the establishment of the People’s Republic in...

History of the Republic of China 2

History of the Republic of China Part II

The Communist Party is established In the anger of the Versailles peace and disappointment after the Washington conference, interest in the Russian revolution grew. A contributing factor was that in 1919 the Russians promised...

History of the Republic of China 1

History of the Republic of China Part I

The history of the Republic of China covers the period from the fall of the Qing Dynasty in 1912 to the establishment of the People’s Republic of China in 1949. Revolution Towards the end...

The Prehistory of China

The Prehistory of China

China’s prehistory became the subject of more extensive investigations only after World War II. In particular, the excavations of the rich first tombs of the Han and Zhou dynasties have attracted international attention. However,...

Early History 6

Early History Part VI

The adoption of the culture of antiquity by Europe seems to have resembled the Greco-Roman process of reception in that intellectual appropriation was preceded by a level of relatively dependent learning in relation to...

Early History 5

Early History Part V

The Christian literature of late antiquity Originally the Christians had harshly rejected the whole culture of their pagan environment as belonging to this world that had to be overcome. During this time, up to...

Early History 4

Early History Part IV

During the classical age the drama experienced  its heyday – with the tragedians Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides as well as with the comedy poet Aristophanes; in addition, the prose now produced masterpieces, e. B....

Early History 3

Early History Part III

Hellenism With the age of Hellenism, opened by Alexander’s victory over the Persians, the autocracy of the Greek Poleis came to an end: Political power now emanated from the monarchically ruled empires of the...

Early History 2

Early History Part II

Antiquity [from Latin antiquus »old«] die, -, term for Greco-Roman antiquity, the first major epoch in the three-part (ancient, medieval and modern comprehensive) scheme of European history. Depending on the definition, antiquity extended from...

Early History 1

Early History Part I

Classification of the epoch Epoch designation that roughly dates back to 2000 BC. Describes to 500 AD. However, since the early period of this epoch has hardly any written sources and is therefore difficult...

Modern History 5

Modern History Part V

The introduction of work and drive machines forced the abolition of the guild system and thus led to a fundamental change in the labor constitution. It relieved the human workforce, but at the same...

Modern History 4

Modern History Part IV

Nevertheless, the relatively strong economic power of the bourgeoisie did not mean the end of the political domination of the nobility and clergy that had existed since the Middle Ages. The economic power of...

Modern History Part III

A mechanistic view of the political situation, as it were later attempted by T. Hobbes, was suggested by the strong upswing in the natural sciences. The voyages of discovery confirmed the doctrine of the...

Modern History 2

Modern History Part II

The development in Italy on the threshold of modern times In the battles over Italy, the modern European state system came to an initial conclusion. Italy was not only rich at that time, but...

Modern History 1

Modern History Part I

Modern times, term for the epoch following the Middle Ages and extending to the present day. Term content: The term was used as early as the 15th century, has become common as a periodization...