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accepted Are there any “general” historical theories about all the “cultural revolutions” in the mid-1960s?
Jan
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accepted Could the anti-Napoleonic forces have done better by uniting earlier before Waterloo?
Jan
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accepted What, exactly, was the role of Bertrand du Guesclin in the Hundred Years' War?
Jan
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answered Was the Italian campaign a strategic mistake?
Dec
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comment What factors enabled Europe to conquer almost the whole world?
I think Hopeless' points are well-taken. Both the Indian and Chinese civilizations were more "inward" looking than Europeans. (These were the natural Asian counterweights to European expansion that didn't do a good job of fulfilling that role).
Dec
29
reviewed Approve What is the origin of the American stereotype that Polish people lack intelligence?
Dec
28
revised Would modern aerodynamic design be recognizable to a vehicle expert 100 years ago?
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Dec
28
answered Regarding Khomeini's speech against USA in Qom-1964?
Dec
27
revised Regarding Khomeini's speech against USA in Qom-1964?
Tried to make question more objective.
Dec
27
comment Did the German people actually know Joseph Goebbels as the “Minister of Propaganda”?
@T.E.D.: My guess is that the ratio of truth to lies changed over time, and not for the better. At one time, propaganda may have been viewed as we now view "infomercials," somewhat true, but with an axe to grind.
Dec
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reviewed Approve Did the German people actually know Joseph Goebbels as the “Minister of Propaganda”?
Dec
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comment Did the German people actually know Joseph Goebbels as the “Minister of Propaganda”?
Actually, propaganda started getting a bad reputation in connection with the FIRST World War. But the "Second" pushed its reputation to new lows.
Dec
26
reviewed Looks OK What is the oldest movie theater in the US that has been in continuous use as a movie theater?
Dec
23
comment How influential was the Jewish Boycot Against Nazi Germany?
@DVK: Actually the link from the German Ambassador said that it helped to dispel the appeasement, so I took out "drive the re-armament."
Dec
23
revised How influential was the Jewish Boycot Against Nazi Germany?
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Dec
23
comment What were the long-term effects of Reconstruction in the South?
@user1873: The term I used was "last parties." We're not talking about "average" southerners but the "die-hards," both literally and figuratively.
Dec
23
answered Why is such a large percentage of Jewish population worldwide in USA
Dec
23
comment What were the long-term effects of Reconstruction in the South?
@LennartRegebro: Actually, you found a better source than I did. I just used the Jim Crow Laws (linked in the revised answer) and "read between the lines."
Dec
23
comment How influential was the Jewish Boycot Against Nazi Germany?
@PieterGeerkens: I deleted the last sentence.
Dec
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revised How influential was the Jewish Boycot Against Nazi Germany?
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