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


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revised Before the Land Bridge Theory, how was human presence in the Americas explained?
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revised What is that gold plaque Scottish soldiers wore around their necks?
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revised What was the impact of utilitarianism upon the development of psychiatric care in 18th-19th century England?
Removed some material that is valid, but more properly belongs in meta.history.stackexchange.
Jan
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revised What exactly were currours, and what were they used for?
corrected spelling of miniatures.
Jan
12
revised When were the first mosques established in Constantinople?
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Jan
12
revised When were the first mosques established in Constantinople?
wikified references for those of us who haven't memorized all of history.
Jan
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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
revised Would Plutarch be considered a historian by modern standards?
spelling
Jan
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revised In the USSR, what if any was the formal, ideological response to the Cultural Revolution in China?
edited body
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
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revised Kaundinya in ancient south east Asia
Corrected link
Jan
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revised Cult related law made in US
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revised Kaundinya in ancient south east Asia
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Jan
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revised Did Herman Melville write the “textbook” chapters of Moby Dick?
Capitalization
Dec
29
revised What was the last public school to desegregate in the US? And when?
Removed opinion /exhortation; this site is about history, not about telling people how to live their lives.
Dec
26
revised Why travel to one's birthplace for a Roman census?
removed arguments & opinions.
Dec
24
revised What responsibility did Golda Meir have for the Yom Kippur war?
Removed opinion material. Changed title to indicate that Golda Meir is not Helen of Troy. Question still needs work, and my edit != endorsement.
Dec
23
revised During the Normandy landings, were any German naval assets brought to bear against the Allies?
Can't remember the name of the case, but hypotheticals are always "were" not "was"