The Portuguese in Africa, 1415–1600 | Essay | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

[The Portuguese] encountered urban centers in West Africa comparable to those back in Europe, governed by elaborate dynasties, organized around apprenticeship-based artistic guilds, and with agricultural systems capable of feeding their large populaces. — Read at


A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman’s search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent. When former journalist Martin Sixsmith (Steve Coogan) is dismissed from the Labour Party in disgrace, he is at a lossFortsätt läsa ”Philomena”

Sven Norrman ASEA Polen 1942

Na stronie Polsko-Szwedzkiej Izby Gospodarczej znajdą Państwo informacje dotyczące organizacji i zasad funkcjonowania Izby, a także kryteriów jakie musi spełnić firma, aby zostać naszym członkiem — Läs på

Erin Brockovich movie plot

Erin Brockovich-Ellis is an unemployed single mother, desperate to find a job, but is having no luck. This losing streak even extends to a failed lawsuit against a doctor in a car accident she was in. With no alternative, she successfully browbeats her lawyer to give her a job in compensation for the loss. WhileFortsätt läsa ”Erin Brockovich movie plot”

The man who knew infinty

In the 1910s, Srinivasa Ramanujan is a man of boundless intelligence that even the abject poverty of his home in Madras, India, cannot crush. Eventually, his stellar intelligence in mathematics and his boundless confidence in both attract the attention of the noted British mathematics professor, G.H. Hardy, who invites him to further develop his computationsFortsätt läsa ”The man who knew infinty”