The Japanese advance in Asia, 1930-May 1942

The Japanese advance in Asia, 1930-May 1942

4547 x 2044

‘What is the current estimated population of their peak holdings? Would they be the largest country in the world by population?

About 60% of the Chinese population was under Japanese Occupation in Late 1944 I Think. So Japan should have either the Second or Third largest Population in the world. (Britain is still the largest since they have India). I estimate about 350 Million’

The history of the world as a series of rivers, starting in 3984 BC and ending c.1830

The history of the world as a series of rivers, starting in 3984 BC and ending c.1830 (in French - produced in 1830)

6319 × 9309

‘I wanted to find fault with this but so far I can’t, extremely well done. I’d have perhaps given the Mongols more push over Europe and included India, but I suppose he had to work with the tools of the time … ou can kinda see India if you follow from the Mongols through Chagatai then Temur and his descendents (Mughal dynasty), ending with it saying this area became part of the British empire’

History of Southern Africa

History of Southern Africa

“Why was the sultan of Oman in Zanzibar?”–RaRaRussianTree

“Trade empire, they owned a large part of the east coast of Africa before colonialism reached them. Oman has a very interesting history. They’re also part of the reason why the coast specifically of east Africa is largely Muslim”–lazyboy007

Where libraries shelve history books, by region - Dewey Decimal & Library of Congress comparison

“Dewey Decimal: 940s Europe; 950s Asia; 960s Africa; 970s North America; 980s South America; 990s Oceania, Antarctica, and Outer Space

Library of Congress: DA British Isles; DB Central Alps; DC France; DD Germany; DE Greco-Roman world (not pictured); DF Greece; DG Italy; DH Belgium and Luxembourg; DJ Netherlands; DK Russia, former Soviet states; DL Northern Europe and Scandinavia; DP Spain and Portugal; DQ Switzerland; DR Balkans and Turkey; DS Asia; DT Africa; DU Oceania; E/F Americas”–PeterVexillographer