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Mereso Kilusu was married aged 13 to an abusive man in his 70s. Now she campaigns against child marriage.
These book burnings represent massive destruction of culture, but their impact makes us remember landmark literature.
The Earth is 4.5 billion years old, and life began oozing across its boiling, methane-saturated surface about a billion years after our planet was born.
A newly transcribed text shows that some Renaissance women launched battles for equality, and sometimes won.
This is a list of feminists who were a part of 1st wave feminism, my favorite feminist movement. I've included lots of photos of famous feminists. Feminism is the quest for women's rights. Modern feminist theory divides the feminist movement into 1st...
By Anne S. Reamey
Discover facts about the Black Death and its symptoms. How and why did the plague spread in the middle ages?
Everything you need to know about Noam Chomsky.
The following is an excerpt from the HuffPost book club pick for February, Jeremy Rifkin's "The Empathic Civilization". Historians, by and large, write about social conflict and wars, great heroes and evil wrongdoers, technological progress and the e...
Get the facts on six of history's most preposterous conflicts.
Today's issue of The Independent lists their selection of the Ten Best History books: Necropolis: London and Its Dead By Catharine Arnold From Roman burial