Why I Fell in Love With This Topic. Tracing Ancestry Made Me Realize We Are All Products of History, And What If Your Grandparents x 6 Never Met? You Wouldn't Exist.
Table of Contents
Introduction | Chapter 1: Lessons and Courses | Chapter 2: Philosophical Underpinnings | Chapter 3: Historical Periods. Ancient. By Continent. European. African. Asian (Russian, Middle Eastern, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Cambodian, Filipino). South American. Early U.S. History: (Revolution, US Civil War, Post Civil War, Age of Inventions, WWI, WWII) 20th Century through 1949 | Chapter 4: 1950s. | Chapter 5: 1960s. | Chapter 6: 1970s. | Chapter 7: 1980s. | Chapter 8: 1990s.| Chapter 10: 2000's | Epilogue: I only offer a taste of alternative histories. Invitation to online dialogue and debates.
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