The Black Death (Great Historic Disasters)
In 1346, Europe was hit by the worst natural disaster
in its recorded history: the Black Death. Generally
believed to be a combination of bubonic plague and two
other plague strains, the Black Death ravaged the length and
breadth of Europe from Sicily to Norway, from Ireland to Russia,
for five terrible years. Scholars can... Raavan: Enemy of Aryavarta (Ram Chandra)
WITHOUT THE DARKNESS, LIGHT HAS NO PURPOSE.
WITHOUT THE VILLAIN, WHAT WOULD THE GODS DO?
INDIA, 3400 BCE.
A land in tumult, poverty and chaos. Most people suffer quietly. A few rebel. Some fight for a better world. Some for themselves. Some don’t give a damn. Raavan. Fathered by one of the...
Questioning the Veil: Open Letters to Muslim Women
Across much of the world today, Muslim women of all ages are increasingly turning to wearing the veil. Is this trend a sign of rising piety or a way of asserting Muslim pride? And does the veil really provide women freedom from sexual harassment? Written in the form of letters addressing all those interested in this issue, Questioning the...
Science Of Storytelling
If you want to write a novel or a script, read this book Sunday TimesThe best book on the craft of storytelling Ive ever read Matt HaigRarely has a book engrossed me more, and forced me to question everything Ive ever read, seen or written. A masterpiece Adam RutherfordWho would we be without storiesStories mould who we are, from our character... The Rise and Decline of the State The state, which since the middle of the seventeenth century has been the most important and most characteristic of all moderninstitutions, is in decline. From Western Europe to Africa, either voluntarily or involuntarily, many existing states are either combining into larger communities or falling apart. Regardless of whether they fall apart or...
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