A major personal peeve of mine is that the past few centuries of Western colonialism have overshadowed so much that moderns are often unequipped to understand the vast tapestry of human historical and geographical diversity. If you are a modern Indian or Chinese or African person you know your own culture and its history…and its relationship to the modern West. This is a shadow of a bygone age which is down in its terminal stage.
Presuming that the audience of this weblog is mostly South Asian, here are some very broad surveys which I think the audience might find interesting:
If anyone can recommend a good survey of Latin American history, I’m game.