Africa Was Interconnected 50,000 Years Ago
A newly released study suggests that ancient Africans were incredibly interconnected culturally, socially and economically 50,000 years ago.
China’s Lost Industrial Revolution
In the 11th century, China was on the verge of an industrial revolution that would not see its equal until Europe invented steam power several centuries later. But how come it never happened?
British Capitalism Introduced New Diseases to the Caribbean
How a quest for profit and ever-increasing production – in short, capitalism – introduced disease and slavery to the Caribbean.