Home Asian History

Asian History

From Imperialist Britain's divisive British rule to independence in India and on to the beauty of the Japanese Tea Ceremony, it is hoped these articles will inspire abiding interest in the history and culture of Asia. Articles range, from fascinating biographical pieces through to all aspects of history of the region, the Vietnamese and Korean Wars and development of the post-war economies and infrastructures.

Creation of the Thai Working Class: Class Structure In Siam and Thailand

One of the reasons that the Communist Party of Thailand (CPT) failed to emulate its comrades in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia in effecting a...

North Korea Struggling to Survive in the 1990s: A Country Torn Between Famine and...

By the mid-1990's North Korea was on the brink of collapse, unable to feed his starving population Kim Jong-il announced a new 'army first'...

The Bataan Death March: The Beast of Bataan Blamed for Atrocities in Philippines

Japanese General Masaharu Homma Defeats American and Philippine forces and earns the name "Beast of Bataan" and Takes the Rap for the Infamous Bataan...

The Achievement of Communism in East Asia

In recent years, it has become common to dismiss the values and achievements of communist states, even as the economic disasters that have occurred...

Avicenna

"Medicine is a science from which one learns the states of the human body with respect to what is healthy and what is not,...

King Sejong and the Invention of Hangul

King Sejong was the fourth king of the Yi dynasty of Korea, which was the dynasty that ruled the country from 1392-1910. He...

History of the Spanish Language in the Philippines

The Spanish language, whilst not always being the most spoken language in the Philippines, has been an integral part of Filipino society for...

North Korea After the Cold War: Pyongyang Struggles to Adapt to New World Order

At the end of the Cold War North Korea's future looked bleak. The secretive regime, though nominally self-sufficient, was in reality heavily reliant on...

The Shwe Dagon Pagoda: The Centre of Buddhist Religion in Burma

The Saffron Revolution in Burma has witnessed thousands of Buddhist monks leading the demonstrations against the vicious, repressive military regime that misrules the country....

The Trung Sisters and Vietnam’s First Resistance

Attempts by the Han Chinese to control or at least dominate Vietnam have been taking place for some 2,000 years. Vietnam offers a gateway...
- Advertisement -

This website is for SALE. More info at team@worldhistory.us.


Please Donate To Bitcoin Address: [[address]]

Donation of [[value]] BTC Received. Thank You.
[[error]]

Latest article

Election Surprises – FDR’s 1936 Re-Election

In 1936, Franklin D. Roosevelt was re-elected in a landslide victory. He carried 46 out of 48 states, losing only Maine and Vermont. His...

Edith Wilson – Our First Woman President?

The question of a woman president is not so much whether we will have one as it is when we will have one. The...

Teddy Roosevelt – More Fun Than a Goat

Most of us can name three of the four people depicted on Mount Rushmore, especially if they count their pocket change, (the penny, nickel...