Culture

National indifference and the History of Nationalism in Modern Europe.

National indifference and the History of Nationalism in Modern Europe

by eCommunicator Editors: Maarten van Ginderachter, Jon Fox Published: February 5, 2019 Reference: 262 Pages ISBN 9781138503489: CAT# Y372310 Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History This book covers the contributions to East Central European historiography research showing national interference has the potential to reinvigorate the entire field of national studies as far […]

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Allyson Felix and Usain Bolt. (Getty image)

The World Fastest Woman and Man

by eCommunicator The American sprinter Allyson Felix beat Usain Bolt’s gold-medal record at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday, September 29, 2019. Felix is now the most successful athlete ever at the World Athletics Championships, having won a record-breaking 12th gold medal. Felix won her 12th gold, one more than […]

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Modernity and History

Modernity and History

by eCommunicator Measuring Time, Making History by Lynn Hunt Time is the crucial ingredient in history, and yet historians rarely talk about time as such. These essays offer new insight into the development of modern conceptions of time, from the Christian dating system (BC/AD or BCE/CE) to the idea of […]

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Toronto, Canada: The Top Multicultural City in the World

by eCommunicator Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2,731,571 in 2016 and current Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA) of 5,928,040, making it Canada’s most populous CMA. The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration […]

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Airport Security Full Body Scanner (Image by Shutterstock).

The best $80 I ever spent: TSA PreCheck

by Josh Gondelman It absolutely shouldn’t exist, and is absolutely an incredible value. The only thing better than arriving at a destination and finding no line to get in is realizing there is a line and getting to cut straight to the front. You get the gratification of your roller […]

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Faith of Our Fathers

by eCommunicator Faith of Our Fathers, Living Still – Mormon Tabernacle Choir Author: Frederick William Faber Birth Year: 1814 Death Year: 1863 Faith of our Fathers is a Catholic hymn, written in 1849 by Frederick William Faber in memory of the Catholic martyrs from the time of the establishment of […]

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The Book of the Prophet Isaiah.

The Book of the Isaiah

by eCommunicator The prophet Isaiah is the first of four Major Prophets along with Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel in Hebrew Scripture, our Old Testament of the Bible. Isaiah is the first of the 16 Latter Prophets, comprising the four Major Prophets, and the twelve Prophets in the Book of the […]

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History of Palestine.

Palestine

Ancient Israel is entwined with the land and history of Palestine. No other land in the world is so firmly entrenched in a country’s history as Palestine is in Israel’s. In fact, ancient Palestine, also referred to as Canaan, or Israel, has come to be known as the Holy Land. […]

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