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What was the Six-Day War of 1967?

Summary The Six-Day War was a short but decisive battle fought in June 1967 between Arab states of Syria, Jordon, and Egypt and Israel. Following...

History of Muscat, Oman

Muscat is the largest city and capital of Oman. The origin of the word Muscat is debatable. Some say, the name Muscat has Arabic...

The Rise and Fall of Retail: Revisiting History

Shopping is an exercise in which a buyer scans the services or goods proffered by one or more retailers with the possible intent to...

History of the Dutch Language

Dutch is a Germanic language that arose from the Old Frankish dialects. Germanic language means it shares a common ancestor with languages such as...

Historic Battles Series: Battle of the Caribbean (1941 AD-1945 AD)

This is part 9 of the Historic Battle Series.  Summary The Battle of the Caribbean relates to a naval campaign conducted during World War II that...

Pre-historic Music in Different Countries

Pre-historic music is a term in the history of music for all music produced in pre-ancient cultures (pre-history), starting around 60,000 years ago. Origin The use...

History of Khuzestan

Khuzestan is one of the thirty-one territories of Iran. It is in the southwest of the country, adjoining Iraq and the Persian Gulf. Its...

Forgotten Civilisation 8: Chavín Kingdom

This is part 8 of the forgotten civilization series. Summary The Chavín kingdom is a lost, pre-Columbian civilization from the northern Andean mountains of Peru. Its...

Tribes Lost To British Colonisation Series Part 1: History of Niantic people

The Niantic was a class of Algonquian-speaking American Indians who belonged to the area of Rhode Island and Connecticut during the pre-colonial period. They...

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