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


Jan
11
reviewed No Action Needed Why were Albanians the only nation in the Balkans who converted to Islam during the Ottoman occupation?
Jan
10
reviewed Reviewed Why was Poland spared from the Black Death?
Jan
10
comment Why was Poland spared from the Black Death?
This is opinion and speculation; the best answers have research and sources.
Jan
9
comment Would Plutarch be considered a historian by modern standards?
Would you consider Plutarch's lives to be peer reviewed?
Jan
9
revised How common was banditry in 16th & 17th Great Britain and Ireland?
"vast" generally refers to space, not events; "common" is about evnet.s
Jan
9
comment Would Plutarch be considered a historian by modern standards?
Does the definition of a historian change over time?
Jan
9
comment Would Plutarch be considered a historian by modern standards?
What is "tought" research?
Jan
9
revised Would Plutarch be considered a historian by modern standards?
spelling
Jan
8
reviewed Leave Closed Did it make sense for the Roman Empire to build a great wall?
Jan
8
reviewed Close Why did the north and south struggle to control the territories before the American Civil War?
Jan
7
revised In the USSR, what if any was the formal, ideological response to the Cultural Revolution in China?
edited body
Jan
7
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
6
reviewed Reviewed Identification of ship and seaplane type
Jan
6
revised How accurate or supported is Jared Diamond's “Guns, Germs, and Steel”?
I assume Corea is Korea.
Jan
6
revised Kaundinya in ancient south east Asia
There no International History Community; tried to revise to @Rajib's suggestion.
Jan
6
revised Did the ancient Chinese use an ink covered finger to sign documents?
Tried to fix grammar in title; the original sounded derogatory to my ears.
Jan
6
reviewed Reviewed At what point did Soviet armored units have qualitative parity with Wehrmacht armored units?
Jan
6
comment At what point did Soviet armored units have qualitative parity with Wehrmacht armored units?
You've got an unsourced quote in your first line, and a string of unsourced attributions after that. I'm uncomfortable with unsourced assertions about an era where there is so much opinion and propaganda.
Jan
6
reviewed No Action Needed Did a capital ship ever hit anything with a torpedo?
Jan
6
reviewed Leave Closed Was the site of Rome and Constantinople chosen for featuring “seven hills”?