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Study Guides: Epidemics Throughout The Ages

In an increasingly interconnected and peaceful world, disease remains one of the greatest fears of the modern age, especially the outbreak of a ‘superbug’.

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Study Guide: WWII in the Pacific

Japanese imperialism was seen as brazen disregard of the League of Nations, a precursor to the UN, increasing tensions between Japan and the West.

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Study Guide: WWII in Europe

The First World War had left much of Europe in ruins. While the Treaty of Versailles aimed to repair Europe, Germany in particular felt aggrieved.

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Study Guide: The Turkish Diaspora

The Turkish diaspora is difficult to categorise due to there being so many disparate population groups as a result of the sheer territorial reach of the former...

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WOW: What’s On Where In July

From Independence Day celebrations to prestigious sporting events across Europe, July has something in store for everyone!

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WOW: What’s On Where In June

From World War II Anniversaries to religious celebrations and ancient festivals, read on to find out what the month of June has got going on across the globe!

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Global Cities: Los Angeles

Few cities epitomise multiculturalism better than Los Angeles. The city is home to one of the most diverse array of immigrant populations in the world.

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