The latest episode of Second Decade tackles the fascinating undercurrents within Chinese history during the 1810s.
The affable New York judge and lawyer never had a ghost of a chance against a guy who ended up on Mt. Rushmore.
Hawaii's sovereign monarchy did not survive to see the 20th century. Barely 120 years after Captain Cook and his crew first set foot in the [...]
Hawaii is smack in the center of the Pacific Ocean, and as such it was always destined to be the crossroads of empires. The two [...]
The rather dour-looking faces you see at the top of this article are regarded in many ways as the "pioneers" of Hawaii. They were among [...]
Today is the 113th anniversary of the death of a man named Clemens von Ketteler, a minor German diplomat. You probably haven't heard of him, [...]