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· August, 2008

Stories about History from August, 2008

Russia, Georgia: The Balkan Context

Slovakia: Top 10 Castles

Poland: “Polish Enigma”

Angola: Going, going, gone!

The historic Kinaxixi Market of Luanda, the Angolan answer to Corbusian modernism in architecture, has been knocked down to make way for a modern shopping centre. Is this a sign...

Iran: Watch an old commercial

Eritrea: African Reading Challenge 2008

Bermuda, Trinidad & Tobago: Reviving the Federation?

Barbados: Obama's Speech

South Korea: Old City Hall

Georgia, Russia, Serbia: The Use (or Abuse) of Some Historical Facts?

Serbian bloggers follow closely the situation in the Caucasus region. Many of them compared and analyzed the Kosovo issue and the newest opportunities in South Ossetia. Some of them were...

Saudi Arabia: The history of salons

Yemen: The Wooden Windows of Seiyoun

Georgia: Pepsikolka's Dispatches From Poti

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Cuba: Olympic Medals

Bahamas, Guyana: Walcott's Warning

Taiwan: Viva la Generalissimo!

Russia: Rally at Red Square

Ukraine: Past and Future of Independence Square

Bahrain: Celebrating the Imam Al-Mahdi’s birth

In the middle of the Islamic month of Sha’aban, the month before Ramadan, festivities take place all over Bahrain celebrating the date of Imam Al Mahdi’s birth. The occasion is...

Jordan: Al Aqsa Mosque Picture

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