Developmental Idealism Images from Austria

Amerika und Australien, Museum of Natural History, Vienna, Austria
The building housing the Museum of Natural History in Vienna, Austria was opened to the public in 1889. The building opened with extensive displays of numerous people from around the world. The statue labeled Amerika and Australien is located at the right entrance to the building.
Europa, Museum of Natural History, Vienna, Austria
The building housing the Museum of Natural History in Vienna, Austria was opened to the public in 1889. The building opened with extensive displays of numerous people from around the world. The statue labeled Europa is located at the left entrance of the building.
Karlskirche, Vienna, Austria
The Karlskirche (German for St. Charles's Church) is a church situated in Vienna, Austria. Karlskirche was conceived in 1713, one year after the last great plague epidemic when Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, pledged to build a church for his namesake patron saint, Charles Borromeo, who was revered as a healer for plague sufferers. Construction began in 1716 and was completed in 1737.

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The method of reading history sideways is described and critiqued by Arland Thornton

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Arland Thornton speaks on "Developmental Idealism: The Cultural Foundations of Worldwide Development Programs"

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