This is why Vietnamese is (much) easier for Westerners to read than Chinese.
He went from an African slave to a storied samurai.
His Mongol armies are usually portrayed as murderous conquerors. We might have it all wrong.
The Kerala school derived an important mathematical proof — and then fizzled out.
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This tumbledown shrine to opium fighting will likely teach you more about military dictatorship.
Raden Adjeng Kartini was an educational pioneer in postcolonial Indonesia, and her legacy changed the course of women’s history there.