2/6/2018: The meteoric rise of the Zulu under Shaka, coming at a time of increasing European colonization in the region, had a profound and complex impact on the history and culture of Southern Africa.
12/27/2017: Chandragupta Maurya of India toppled a corrupt empire, succeeded in pushing the boundaries of his kingdom and worked to better the lives of his subjects, and then he voluntarily walked away from it all.
10/16/2017: By 1181, Jayavarman VII had repelled Cham invaders to the north and when hostilities died down, he crowned himself king. But instead of turning outward and seeking to aggressively expand, he focused on his people.
8/30/2016: Returning to lead India in Civilization VI is Mahatma Gandhi, who led the campaign for India's independence from British rule through a specific philosophy of nonviolent resistance called Satyagraha.