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I'm currently studying Aikido and Taiji. I'm informally studying jo and bokken.


Feb
17
revised Has any country ever 'sold' a part of it's territory voluntarily to another?
added 129 characters in body
Feb
17
reviewed Close Russian war reparations from Germany post WW2
Feb
17
revised Did the USSR use trotskyism as a bogeyman in the post Stalin period?
Normalized spelling of USSR; omitted unreferenced mention of another question.
Feb
17
answered Has any country ever 'sold' a part of it's territory voluntarily to another?
Feb
15
reviewed Approve Why were troops with bayonets often effective against enemy cavalry even though the bayonet was a “secondary” weapon?
Feb
15
reviewed No Action Needed What is the longest effective range artillery weapon ever built?
Feb
15
reviewed Reviewed What factors made success a possibility for the South in the American Civil War?
Feb
13
reviewed No Action Needed Army formation: veterans at the first line
Feb
13
reviewed Reviewed Is there any documented criticism of the brutality of the Colosseum from citizens at the time?
Feb
13
reviewed No Action Needed Was there any time in non-recent history where it was fashionable to wear ripped clothes?
Feb
13
reviewed Reject What was Gandhi's post-factum view of the Partition?
Feb
13
reviewed Leave Open Historically, how did people living in distant regions communicate?
Feb
12
answered English society in the early 19th century: Was aristocracy including royal members?
Feb
12
reviewed Reject Scientists who became major political leaders
Feb
11
reviewed Approve Medieval farmer's metal tools
Feb
11
reviewed No Action Needed What prevented the Mongolian Empire from expanding into Europe?
Feb
11
reviewed Close What kind of music was played at European, High Middle Age (c. 1100-1400 A.D.)'s medieval universities' ceremonies?
Feb
10
comment English society in the early 19th century: Was aristocracy including royal members?
I'm not sure why this isn't answered by the definition of the word aristocracy
Feb
10
reviewed Leave Open How historically accurate is 'India: A History' by John Keay?
Feb
9
comment Did Andrew Jackson think the earth was flat?
I don't like this question, but I have to upvote. This is thorough, thought through, and researched. This is the kind of question that I admire.