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I took a double major in Economics and History in college in the 1970s. My "sweet spot" probably lies at the intersection of those two subjects. For instance, "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes" was really an "economic" admonition--to conserve ammunition.

I am the published author of "A Modern Approach to Graham and Dodd Investing" (Wiley, 2004), an (economic) "history of the future," and the unpublished author of "Axis Overstretch," an economic analysis of World War II.


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answered Have wartime conditions traditionally decreased or increased consensual sexual activity in the young?
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answered What was the American response to the Sino-Soviet border conflict?
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answered Why did the offices of Shogun and Emperor never merge?
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answered Was literacy ever used as a tool to oppress the population by higher social classes?
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answered When and how did the USA and the UK become allies?
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answered How was birth control realized in ancient times?
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answered Why didn't Henry A. Wallace become President in 1945?
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answered What was the attitude of Brazil's government towards the Spanish Civil War?
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answered Why were the Thirteen Colonies more successful, both economically and socially, than other colonies?
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answered which faction 'won' elections to the continental congress?
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answered Chiang's allies were “a kidnapper, a hooligan and a bully” but which was which?
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asked Did the Torch operation help doom the Germans at Stalingrad?
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answered Why were Soviets so extremely effective snipers in WW2?
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answered What was unreasonable about Austria's ultimatum to Serbia?
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answered Why were rockets not popular as part of artillery until 20th century?
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answered Why does Latin America has a higher number of surviving Native Americans than North America?
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answered Why didn't Gengis Khan invade India?
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answered Why did Germany not attack Turkey during WW2?