Regions of the World Series: (6 lectures)
Date: June 2006
Duration: 0 hours 45 minutes
Regions of the World Series East Asia, Part 1. Selected theme: What is the nature of Filipino resistance to American control after the Spanish-American War that is put down brutally by America? East Asia, Part 2. Selected theme: What is the evidence that the Korean War was a civil war and that Russia were not behind it.? Latin America, Part 1. Selected theme: Although lacking machines or animals to move materials, why is it believed that pre-Colombian Mayans from 200-900 A.D. built their pyramids without knowledge of Egyptian pyramids? Latin America, Part 2. Selected theme: During FDR's "New Deal," the U.S. "Good Neighbor" policy but is more rhetoric than reality, with a continuation of "gunboat diplomacy." Middle East. Selected theme: What is the nature of U.S. support for Osama Bin Laden and the Taliban in Afghanistan in the context of the Cold War? Sub-Sahara Africa. Selected theme: What is Sub-Sahara's social structure before modern European imperialism?