Centuries of Change: Which Century Saw What Change?

In his book, Centuries of Change, author and historian Dr Ian Mortimer explains which century saw the most change and why it matters to us. From his research, we bring to you the most significant change in each century from the eleventh century to the twentieth. 11th Century: Discontinuation of Slavery Although the slavery continued … Continue reading Centuries of Change: Which Century Saw What Change?

Chinese Civil War

The Qing dynasty which had ruled China for centuries had gone weak by the beginning of the twentieth century. The dynasty tried to modernise the country, but the efforts did not go well. In 1911, the Chinese Revolution (also known as Xinhai Revolution) took place, which ended the 2000 year old imperial rule in China. … Continue reading Chinese Civil War