September 18, 2022

World Spotlight: Ethiopia

Ethiopia primary source set from the World Digital Library Ethiopia maps Ethiopia images Books about Ethiopia Ethiopia historical newspaper coverage Articles & other texts Epiphany and Timkat in Ethiopia: The City of Gondar Hosts Annual Epiphany Celebrations 4 Corners of the World January 19, 2022 Ethiopian Emperors and Slavery In Custodia Legis January 31, 2012 Abolition of Slavery in Ethiopia In Custodia Legis February 14, 2012 Through the Lands of King of … [Read more...]

Today in History: Siam / Thailand

Today in History–June 24–the Library of Congress features Siam, now Thailand. On this day in 1932 a coup brought 700 years of absolute rule under a series of Siamese kings to an end. Visit the Today in History section to get more historical tidbits about the history of the monarchy and the World's Transportation Commission, which visited in 1898 to explore possibilities of promoting American trade. Then follow the links below to access more Thailand resources. Thailand primary sources from … [Read more...]