30 Before & After Pics Showing How Europe Has Changed Over Time By Re.Photos

Head over to our site for an interactive version of each image and many, many more! #5 Captured German Soldiers At Juno Beach Captured German Soldiers at Juno Beach shortly before their deportation to England. In the background, the villa “Denise et Roger” can be seen. It is one of the most famous places in the time of D-Day. 1994, June 6th. 0 reply #9 Notre-Dame (Liberation Of Paris) Priest 105mm self-propelled guns of the French 2nd Armoured Division in front of Notre Dame in Paris, 26 August 1944. Photo of the Imperial War Museum (IWM). #10 Rentforter Straße Destroyed tram and houses in the Rentforterstrasse in Gladbeck, end of the Second World War. The house with the gabled facade …

Guy Says African Architecture Isnt Showcased Compared To European And Asian, Posts 44 Of Its Gorgeous Examples

Byzantine, Gothic, Baroque, Modernist… We are familiar with many different styles of ‘Western’ architecture because they are celebrated and rightly so. Ottoman-style mosques and the pagodas of East Asia are also instantly recognizable, as well as the temples of the pre-colonial civilizations that flourished in Central and South America. However, the Great Pyramids Of Giza aside, the glories of African architecture are often shamefully overlooked. Sadly, this is a symptom of a larger problem overall, where the rich diversity and culture of the African continent is largely glossed over in international media. Most reporting from the continent focuses only on issues that reinforce negative stereotypes – those of poverty, disease and war. Image credits: Image credits: ‘Igbo Excellence’ (the Igbo …

China wants us to forget the horrors of Tiananmen as it rewrites its history | Louisa Lim and Ilaria Maria Sala

The state is enforcing a collective amnesia about not only recent political events but those that happened thousands of years ago Remembering the deaths of burden and an Zhang Xianling, said she had once managed to hold a small act of remembrance at the spot where her 19-year-old son, Xinjiang scholars: with one million Uighurs held in retrofits its history into a vision that starts in the stone age and ends with the Communist party, a single continuum that serves to legitimise the current leadership and its narrative of the past, the present and the future. Beijing is not alone in this exercise of left Africa for China earlier than previously assumed. The debates can get arcane and heated for …