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Understanding our past gives us wisdom for the present, whether that's world history or closer to home.

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Understanding our past gives us wisdom for the present, whether that's world history or closer to home.
Portuguese explorer Prince Henry, known as the Navigator, was the first European to methodically explore Africa and the oceanic route to the Indies. According to this imperial historiography, Africa had no history and therefore the Africans were a people without history. They propagated the image of Africa as a 'dark continent. ... These historians challenged the imperial historiographical hegemony, resulting by the 1950s into a New African Historiography.
How did the England we know today come into being? Discover the battles and power struggles that helped to create it. The kingdom of England – with roughly the same borders as exists today – originated in the 10th century. It was created when the West Saxon kings extended their power over southern Britain. The first historical mention of the region is from the Massaliote Periplus, a sailing manual for merchants thought to date to the 6th century BC, and Pytheas of Massilia wrote of his voyage of discovery to the island around 325 BC.