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World Association of International Studies

PAX, LUX ET VERITAS SINCE 1965
Topic Geography Category: General
Created by John Eipper on 08/26/10 5:02 AM


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Is Remembering Magellan Politically Correct? ... (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 10/19/20 2:40 pm) Let me congratulate Silvia Ribelles on her post! However is it politically correct? JE comments: Probably not, Eugenio, as Magellan evokes imperialism and several other unsavory &qu ...
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Remembering Lapu-Lapu, Defender of the Philippines ... (Francisco Ramirez, USA, 10/20/20 3:59 am) The man who killed Magellan was the chief of the island of Mactan and he was called Lapu-Lapu. ...
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Esmeralda, Elcano Meet in Straits of Magellan ... (Silvia Ribelles de la Vega, USA, 10/18/20 2:31 pm) Today, October 18th, the training vessels of their respective navies, the Esmeralda from Chile and the Juan Sebastián Elcano from Spain, have arrived at Punta Arenas, in the M ...
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Training Ship "Juan Sebastian Elcano": A Correcti ... (Silvia Ribelles de la Vega, USA, 10/20/20 3:32 am) Thank you for publishing my note on the meeting of sister ships Esmeralda and Elcano Read more
Is Remembering Magellan Politically Correct? ... (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 10/19/20 2:40 pm) Let me congratulate Silvia Ribelles on her post! However is it politically correct? ...
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Geo-Sleuthing in Galicia: Church Archives ... (Edward Jajko, USA, 05/17/20 4:07 am) What a pleasant surprise to find that Edward Mears and I are, how to say, landsmener. My late father was born a subject of Kaiser Franz Josef I in Brzozów, to the west of Mears& ...
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Reconstructing a 1936 Journey through Galicia ... (Patrick Mears, -Germany, 05/17/20 10:33 am) I would like to thank Edward Jajko for taking time to pass on these fascinating snippets of his fami ...
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Geo-Sleuthing in Galicia (from Edward Mears) ... (John Eipper, USA, 05/16/20 4:48 am) Edward Mears writes: Apologies for this long post, but it is worth the ride! Hope you are well. In response to my father Pat's post of 29 April, I've spent the past ...
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Geo-Sleuthing in Galicia: Church Archives ... (Edward Jajko, USA, 05/17/20 4:07 am) What a pleasant surprise to find that Edward Mears and I are, how to say, landsmener. ...
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Two Coronavirus Maps ... (A. J. Cave, USA, 04/11/20 1:49 pm) The coronavirus map I had mentioned in my previous post was not the BBC map John E linked to my post of April 9th. The original map was pulled long ago (in early-mid January) and I don't have a p ...
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Are Russia's Coronavirus Infections Really that Lo ... (A. J. Cave, USA, 04/13/20 5:09 am) John E (April 11th) wondered about the low coronavirus infection rates for Russia. The publish ...
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Inside the Lou Henry Hoover House ... (Edward Jajko, USA, 04/10/20 4:56 pm) I have indeed been inside (in, upon, within) the Lou Henry Hoover House, a couple of times, and, I hasten to add, by special invitation. Now I knock myself off that perch by adding that those v ...
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Hoover Residence, Stanford ... (Edward Jajko, USA, 04/09/20 3:32 pm) Correction: Herbert Hoover did not live on "the hill behind Stanford," but rather the hill within Stanford. The former Hilton and Hoover residences (the latter given to the u ...
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Inside the Lou Henry Hoover House ... (Edward Jajko, USA, 04/10/20 4:56 pm) I have indeed been inside (in, upon, within) the Lou Henry Hoover House, a couple of times, and, I h ...
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The Hoover House and Neighborhood ... (Phyllis Gardner, USA, 04/10/20 3:45 pm) I live across from the Hoover House, which is less than an eighth of a mile from from the central ca ...
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