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The Rust Belt: Steel in Pittsburgh

One of the most pivotal cities of the American Rust Belt region, Pittsburgh achieved notability as the beating heart of the country’s steel industry.

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The Hippie Trail: A Counterculture Movement

A form of 'alternative tourism' that focused on travelling cheaply and for as long as possible, the Hippie Trail is still famous today for...

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Chinese New Year: The Chinese Zodiac

A major cultural institution amongst Chinese communities around the world, the festivities surrounding Chinese New Year have also gained a substantial...

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The Story of Beef: Its History and Changing Role

The tradition of eating beef has passed down generations to become an integral part for many of our regular diets. By providing precious protein, packed with...

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The Influence of the Film ‘Easy Rider’

In 1969, Easy Rider was released in American cinemas, marking one of the medium’s most significant cultural watershed moments.

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Important Historical Sites of the Moslem Empires

Discover 10 historical sites that made history during the Moslem Empire - and still to this day tell stories of its rules and eventual downfall.

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Important Historical Sites of the Christian...

Discover 10 historical sites that made history during the Christian Empires - and still to this day tell stories of its rules and eventual downfall.

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Study Guide: Latin American Independence

The political chaos in Spain following the Napoleonic Wars predictably resonated throughout its empire, most significantly in Spanish America, which became a...

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The 4 Most Romantic Buildings In The World

From buildings made in the memory of a lost love to popular proposal places and fairy-tale castles, the stories and myths behind these iconic structures will...

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Study Guide: The Spanish Empire

Lasting nearly five centuries, The Spanish Empire was, at its peak during the 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries, the world’s most prominent global power, earning...

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