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Oct
15
comment Is the “youth bulge” hypothesis an evident explanation for imperialistic/rebellious historic movements and genocides?
Do you mean that this happens when new-born girls are killed, as in China? Otherwise how can there be a surplus of males?
Oct
15
comment What are the origins of the Shinto religion?
All cultures at an early stage had polytheist / shamanist religions. The Japanese had Shinto since ancient times in the same way that the Greek had Zeus, Poseidon etc.
Oct
14
comment What was the reason for inflation in Britain after the Black Death?
Just a guess: Every piece of land belonged to someone. Every landowner wanted every piece of his land to be cultivated. Thus what mattered was the total amount of land, which hadn't changed, not the total amount of its owners.
Oct
14
comment Is the Cold War still going on?
Wasn't ideology just a pretext for gaining power?
Oct
14
comment Is the Cold War still going on?
There has always been antagonism between the powers, e.g., between England and France. But in the Cold War, all of the Western Europe and the US were united against Soviet Russia, and this is still true.
Oct
13
revised Why didn't Moldova unite with Romania?
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Oct
13
revised Is the Cold War still going on?
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Oct
13
asked Why didn't Moldova unite with Romania?
Oct
13
revised Why were there civil wars in Croatia and Bosnia, but not in Slovenia or Macedonia?
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Oct
13
comment What led to the creation of Belgium?
Thanks, but now nationalism is strong. My guess is that Belgium will split.
Oct
13
asked Is the Cold War still going on?
Oct
13
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Oct
13
answered Why did Huldrych Zwingli and Martin Luther stand for clerical marriage?
Oct
12
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Oct
12
revised What led to the creation of Belgium?
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Oct
12
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Oct
12
answered First evidence of intercontinental or cross-cultural trade?
Oct
12
comment Why did Meiji consider switching from Japanese to English?
Probably it was unsuccessful because not many Japanese knew English or wanted to learn it.
Oct
12
asked Why were there civil wars in Croatia and Bosnia, but not in Slovenia or Macedonia?
Oct
12
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