Ubasute, an alleged common custom in ancient Japan, involved transporting elderly family members to mountains and then abandoning them. The idea was for the elderly to die on these mountain tops.
The novel Noli Me Tangere contains 63 chapters and epilogue. It begins with a reception given by Capitan Tiago (Santiago de los Santos) at his house in Calle Analogue (now Juan Luna Street) on the last day of October....
This article is based from the book of Jose Rizal (blue covered book) which was written by Zaide. This novel is a sequel to the Noli. It has a little humor, less idealism, and less romance than the Noli Me Tangere....
A research paper examining the curious and complex history of silk production in China and the spread of silk to western cultures over time.
Sacred Rituals performed by the samurai warriors including Art, Karma and the final ritual.
A large part of King Shivaji's army consisted of Muslims. This is a short introduction to the contribution of Muslims in the mission of the great king Shivaji (1630-1674)
In a few select cases, buddhist monks in Japan would turn prepare their bodies for mummification for years before becoming a mummy; how and why did they do it?
The transformation of Japanese dress at the end of the Classical Period was gradual, but profound. Today, we will examine kimono in the time of the Shogun and samurai.
Mahalwari system was introduced in 1833 during the period of Warren Hastings. It was introduced in Central Province, North-West Frontier, Agra, Punjab, Gangetic Valley, etc of British India.
A short biography of Dr Jose Protacio Rizal,(June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896). Philippine National Hero. He was a nationalist and the most prominent advocate for reforms in the Philippines during the Spanish...