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* UsefulNotes/TheColonialPeriod (c. 1600-1790 AD) (America)

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* BiographyAClef
9th Nov '16 11:10:24 AM nombretomado
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It should be noted that popular entertainments, whether TV, film or print literature, are products of their times and cater to an audience of that time; thus, they will always bear more resemblance to the society that produces them than to the time period actually depicted. For instance, ''Series/HappyDays'', set in the 1950s, looks far more like the 1970s, the decade when it was produced, than does ''Series/That70sShow'', produced in the early 2000s. Likewise, ''Series/FreaksAndGeeks'', a high school show produced in 1999, mostly looks and feels like late-90's high school life despite taking place in the early-80's. Even Aeschylus's depiction of the Trojan War depicts homoeroticism among the Achaeans because that was what was expected of manly aristocratic figures in the Athens of his day, despite the fact that it probably wasn't as big a fad at the time of the Trojan War. It's also why speculative fiction has such widely varying pictures of "TheFuture", and why ''TheJetsons'' (originally produced in the 1960s) portrays a future of technological marvels, but still assumes the push-button kitchen of tomorrow will be presided over by an apron-wearing housewife; it was beyond comprehension that automation in the home would result in women having lives outside it.

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It should be noted that popular entertainments, whether TV, film or print literature, are products of their times and cater to an audience of that time; thus, they will always bear more resemblance to the society that produces them than to the time period actually depicted. For instance, ''Series/HappyDays'', set in the 1950s, looks far more like the 1970s, the decade when it was produced, than does ''Series/That70sShow'', produced in the early 2000s. Likewise, ''Series/FreaksAndGeeks'', a high school show produced in 1999, mostly looks and feels like late-90's high school life despite taking place in the early-80's. Even Aeschylus's depiction of the Trojan War depicts homoeroticism among the Achaeans because that was what was expected of manly aristocratic figures in the Athens of his day, despite the fact that it probably wasn't as big a fad at the time of the Trojan War. It's also why speculative fiction has such widely varying pictures of "TheFuture", and why ''TheJetsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheJetsons'' (originally produced in the 1960s) portrays a future of technological marvels, but still assumes the push-button kitchen of tomorrow will be presided over by an apron-wearing housewife; it was beyond comprehension that automation in the home would result in women having lives outside it.
16th Sep '16 11:07:14 AM Morgenthaler
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** Main/TsaristRussia (1547-1917)

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** Main/TsaristRussia UsefulNotes/TsaristRussia (1547-1917)



** EnglishCivilWar (1642-1649), a part of the Three Kingdoms Wars (1639-1653)

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** EnglishCivilWar UsefulNotes/EnglishCivilWar (1642-1649), a part of the Three Kingdoms Wars (1639-1653)



* Main/TheColonialPeriod (c. 1600-1790 AD) (America)

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* Main/TheColonialPeriod UsefulNotes/TheColonialPeriod (c. 1600-1790 AD) (America)
9th Aug '16 5:11:52 AM Morgenthaler
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4th Jun '16 10:06:46 PM WM-R
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** [[UsefulNotes/ThreeKingdomsShuWeiWu The Three Kingdoms]] (220-280)
2nd Jun '16 9:22:18 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** MacedonianSuccessionWars (323/322-272 BC). From the death of UsefulNotes/AlexanderTheGreat to the start of a stable period under the Antogonid dynasty in Macedon. The rest of the Hellenistic kingdoms were more-or-less stable.

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** MacedonianSuccessionWars UsefulNotes/MacedonianSuccessionWars (323/322-272 BC). From the death of UsefulNotes/AlexanderTheGreat to the start of a stable period under the Antogonid dynasty in Macedon. The rest of the Hellenistic kingdoms were more-or-less stable.
15th May '16 1:10:46 AM Morgenthaler
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** RussiaTakesOverTheWorld
11th May '16 3:40:47 AM Morgenthaler
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*** TheKnightsTemplar (c. 1119-1307/1314)

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*** TheKnightsTemplar UsefulNotes/TheKnightsTemplar (c. 1119-1307/1314)
7th May '16 8:58:18 PM nombretomado
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It should be noted that popular entertainments, whether TV, film or print literature, are products of their times and cater to an audience of that time; thus, they will always bear more resemblance to the society that produces them than to the time period actually depicted. For instance, ''HappyDays'', set in the 1950s, looks far more like the 1970s, the decade when it was produced, than does ''{{That 70s Show}}'', produced in the early 2000s. Likewise, ''Series/FreaksAndGeeks'', a high school show produced in 1999, mostly looks and feels like late-90's high school life despite taking place in the early-80's. Even Aeschylus's depiction of the Trojan War depicts homoeroticism among the Achaeans because that was what was expected of manly aristocratic figures in the Athens of his day, despite the fact that it probably wasn't as big a fad at the time of the Trojan War. It's also why speculative fiction has such widely varying pictures of "TheFuture", and why ''TheJetsons'' (originally produced in the 1960s) portrays a future of technological marvels, but still assumes the push-button kitchen of tomorrow will be presided over by an apron-wearing housewife; it was beyond comprehension that automation in the home would result in women having lives outside it.

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It should be noted that popular entertainments, whether TV, film or print literature, are products of their times and cater to an audience of that time; thus, they will always bear more resemblance to the society that produces them than to the time period actually depicted. For instance, ''HappyDays'', ''Series/HappyDays'', set in the 1950s, looks far more like the 1970s, the decade when it was produced, than does ''{{That 70s Show}}'', ''Series/That70sShow'', produced in the early 2000s. Likewise, ''Series/FreaksAndGeeks'', a high school show produced in 1999, mostly looks and feels like late-90's high school life despite taking place in the early-80's. Even Aeschylus's depiction of the Trojan War depicts homoeroticism among the Achaeans because that was what was expected of manly aristocratic figures in the Athens of his day, despite the fact that it probably wasn't as big a fad at the time of the Trojan War. It's also why speculative fiction has such widely varying pictures of "TheFuture", and why ''TheJetsons'' (originally produced in the 1960s) portrays a future of technological marvels, but still assumes the push-button kitchen of tomorrow will be presided over by an apron-wearing housewife; it was beyond comprehension that automation in the home would result in women having lives outside it.
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