Take a Seat Guys, Historians Say World’s Oldest Author Was a Woman

Photo Credit: This brilliant photo was created by Rori for her 100 Days, 100 Women project. I highly recommend checking it out! Mesopotamian civilization developed in Western Asia thanks to the resource-rich valley between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Women and Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia For centuries, history (the discipline) was dominated by a bunch of … Continue reading Take a Seat Guys, Historians Say World’s Oldest Author Was a Woman

A Trip Down Memory Lane – Studio Ghibli & Miyazaki Hayao

The studio Ghibli is known for its dynamic films that portray three dimensional characters that all overcome an essential problem in their life. The films themselves are timeless portrayals of courageousness, loss, and love. Miyazaki’s films are at once, fascinating and dynamic. The Ghibli exhibit is located in Inokashira Park in Mitaka, which is a … Continue reading A Trip Down Memory Lane – Studio Ghibli & Miyazaki Hayao

Japan in World History – a Solid Book for Your Collection

Japan in World History, written by James L. Huffman, is one book in a series of Oxford University histories that focus on cultural and social history. PJ Review Score: 5 James Huffman engages his audience by giving the 'common' people a voice. He manages a balance between political, military and social history. Through this balance … Continue reading Japan in World History – a Solid Book for Your Collection

Gabriel, The Civil Rights Lawyer’s Tale

by Mark Kodama Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.Martin Luther King, Jr. Letter from the Birmingham Jail The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in … Continue reading Gabriel, The Civil Rights Lawyer’s Tale