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· September, 2014

Stories about History from September, 2014

Exit Hamid Karzai, Afghan Legend

After thirteen years as President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai has said goodbye to the Arg he inhabited for so long. Even Afghans that hated him now find themselves feeling sentimental.

Telling Puerto Rican Stories on the Web

8 Things You Wanted to Know About Madagascar but Were Afraid to Ask

If you ever wonder about visiting Madagascar or simply want to know more about the island, here are a few facts to consider.

The Curious Case Of Marrying Out Of Caste in India

Singapore Bans Film Featuring Political Exiles Saying it ‘Undermines National Security’

The Singapore government considers the interview with exiled activists and aging communists as a threat to national security

Digital Library of Traditional Philippine Healing Practices

How a Vote for Scottish Independence Could Affect the Caribbean

How could something as seemingly remote as the issue of Scottish independence have an effect on Caribbean states? The long arm of colonial history connects more than you might think.

Search and Destroy Mission for the 80 Million “Bombies” in Laos

Russian Nationalists Grasp at Straws with ‘Scottish Solidarity’ Campaign

Russians' connections between the Scottish and Eastern Ukrainian independence movements are, for the most part, thoroughly imagined, but the fantasy has produced several funny pictures.

Blogger Puts a Naturally Formed Face of Buddha in Bhutan on the Map

The National Gallery of Jamaica Celebrates 40 Years of Home-Grown Art

Is Venezuelan Film ‘The Liberator’ a Historical Biopic or Propaganda Blockbuster?

The premier of the biopic about the life and times of Venezuelan freedom fighter Simon Bolívar, "The Liberator," sparked debate on where historical truth ends and political propaganda begins.

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