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Prise de Saigon 18 Fevrier 1859 Antoine Morel-Fatio - Relations entre la France et le Viêt Nam — Wikipédia

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Dahomey LES Colonies Françaises Afrique Chromo Cacao Suchard Trade Card | eBay

Dahomey LES Colonies Françaises Afrique Chromo Cacao Suchard Trade Card | eBay

Photograph of a female samurai warrior from the late 1800's.

30 Badass Women That Changed The World We Live In Today -- One Of The Onna-Bugeisha, Female Samurai Warrior Of The Upper Bushi (Samurai), Class In Feudal Japan (Late

AFFICHE ANCIENNE........1930........SOURCE HGSAVINAGIAC.COM........

AFFICHE ANCIENNE........1930........SOURCE HGSAVINAGIAC.COM........

African slaves were very expensive (50 Sterling).  Irish slaves were cheap (no more than 5 Sterling) and most often were either kidnapped from Ireland,  or forcibly removed.  They could be worked to death, whipped or branded without it being a crime.  Many times they were beat to death and while the death of an Irish slave was a monetary setback, it was far cheaper than the death of an expensive African.  African slaves were treated much better in Colonial America.

African slaves were very expensive Sterling). Irish slaves were cheap (no more than 5 Sterling) and most often were either kidnapped from Ireland, or forcibly removed. They could be worked to death, whipped or branded without it being a crime.

An image of a "lama," or Tibetan Buddhist monk, and his pupil. Both subjects hold prayer beads and bundles of "sutras," or scripture, in their laps. On the table behind them are bronze sculptures and sacred Tibetan ritual objects, including a skull cup with a bronze Buddha and a statue of Kali, the goddess of Time, Power, and Destruction. This is one of the earliest photographic portraits of a religious figure in Peking.

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Looking at Ho Chi Minh right now, those who are not aware of its history might find it hard to believe that this city has been through turmoil. Formerly known as Saigon, the city was originally a small fishing village called Prey Nokor before it became a French colony of Cochin-china and the capital of South Vietnam.

Looking at Ho Chi Minh right now, those who are not aware of its history might find it hard to believe that this city has been through turmoil. Formerly known as Saigon, the city was originally a small fishing village called Prey Nokor before it became a French colony of Cochin-china and the capital of South Vietnam.

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