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The English New Forest was planted by the conquering Normans in the 11th century, and replaced farmland that had been cleared about 1,000 years earlier. The soil around the area is very poor, and much of the cleared land had became semi-barren heath - so this is a very clear act of reforesting. The purpose of the reforesting was to provide the Norman ...


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There were three main periods in the Ottoman Empire. The first was known for internal, but not external stability; the second was known for both external and internal stability; and the last was known for neither. The Ottoman Empire took its form after the capture of Constantinople in 1453, which it took at its capital. For the next two and a half centuries,...


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The Ottoman Empire was in a state of decline, both internal and external, during the 18th and 19th centuries, accelerating during the latter period, and ending with its total collapse and dissolution during the events surrounding World War I. Richard Hooker's The Ottomans tell's the story briefly. Note that by 1800 the Ottoman's had totally lost control ...


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The decline of Spain I think it was in the end of XVIII. century. 1º The Absolutist regime was becoming obsolete and needed to modernize to the parlamentary regime and the economic liberalism. 2º The continue war against UK damage spanish economy a lot. The merchant fleet was nearly destroyed, the textile industry, in spite of the success, was sinking. The ...



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