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The November Revolution of 1918 in Germany

Published on 14/09/2022

The November Revolution of 1918 in Germany took place in the final moments of the First World War, between the months of November 1918 and March 1919.


World War II Peace Conferences

Published on 27/06/2022 | Updated 15/09/2022

The Peace Conferences were held with the participation of the allied countries from 1941 to discuss the organization of the world after the Second World War.


1st Millennium BC in the Ancient Near East

Published on 24/03/2022 | Updated 08/09/2022

The First Millennium BC encompasses the Iron Age in the Ancient World and sees the transition from the Ancient Near East to classical antiquity.


2nd Millennium BC in the Ancient Near East

Published on 10/03/2022 | Updated 12/09/2022

The 2nd millennium BC in the Near East begins with the Middle Bronze Age and ends with the Late Bronze Age. The first half of the millennium is dominated by the Middle Kingdom of Egypt and Babylon. The alphabet develops. In the middle of the millennium, a new order emerges with the Minoan Greek domination of the Aegean Sea and the rise of the Hittite Empire. The end of the millennium saw the collapse of the Bronze Age and the transition to the Iron Age.


Commitment of responsibility and quality of the contents with the readers

Published on 21/10/2021 | Updated 18/08/2022

The editorial policy of the “Open History” website is based on 7 points that ensure that all our content is rigorous, honest, reliable and transparent. We want it to be easy for you to know who writes on this website and the knowledge they have to do so. We want you to know our sources, […]


The Portuguese discoveries

Published on 07/07/2021 | Updated 18/08/2022

Portugal became the first European kingdom to develop an overseas expansion in the process of territorial expansion.


Stalinism in the inter-war USSR

Published on 01/07/2021 | Updated 15/09/2022

Lenin’s death in 1924 brought to power Joseph Stalin and the imposition of its Marxism-Leninism version as the official ideology in the USSR.


Renaissance and Humanism in Europe

Published on 30/06/2021 | Updated 14/09/2022

Humanism was a movement for cultural renewal, which emerged in Italy in the 14th century and spread throughout Europe in the 15th and 16th centuries.


Cities and Countryside in 16th century Europe

Published on 23/06/2021 | Updated 14/09/2022

In 16th century Europe, only 2% of the population lived in cities of more than 40,000 inhabitants. Major urban centres began to emerge on an eminently rural continent.


16th century economy: the colonial expansion, agriculture and trade

Published on 21/06/2021 | Updated 14/09/2022

The Early Modern period saw no major changes in the economic and social structures inherited from the Late Middle Ages.


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