Hanukkah begins

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Sun, Moon, and Five Peaks, det.

Treasures of Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty: 1392-1910

Celebrate the artistic achievements of the Joseon Dynasty, including ritual wares used in ancestral rites and Buddhist worship, with this exhibition website from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Includes teaching resources and a family guide.

Homeland Afghanistan

Afghanistan has been home to diverse cultures, empires, and traditions — and is a place where an equally interconnected future will unfold. This website, funded in part by NEH, explores the geopolitical and cultural heritage of Afghanistan and compels new thinking about the region today. Teaching materials are included.

Berlin Act—European powers partition Africa

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Chinua Achebe, Nigerian writer, is born

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