Economic growth picked up significantly for both India and Pakistan after independence, but they’ve chosen very different paths since.
Economic inequality during the Dutch East Indies era varied radically, depending on where you look. What made the income distribution different from one region to another?
Studying local Africans’ contributions to the abolition of slavery provides a fuller understanding of its history.
This book is a history of individuals, ideas and institutions that were at the fulcrum of important scientific developments.
Along with firearms and disease, the horse was a key element in occupying Aboriginal land during the colonial period and controlling the largely convict workforce on the frontier.
Pictures of boats and ships in rock art at the northwestern tip of Australia show the European incursions from the 1800s — but also the much earlier and lesser known sea trade with southeast Asia.
While history is often deployed as a weapon in eastern DRC, it also shows us stories of friendship and collaboration.
The petitions help us understand how Igbo women created spaces in a patriarchal society for active engagement with policies enforced by colonial rulers.