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Jun
18
revised How did the gold of the new world cause the Spanish Empire to collapse?
Two typos, in a very good answer
Jun
18
suggested suggested edit on How did the gold of the new world cause the Spanish Empire to collapse?
Feb
22
comment Horace Walpole on Richard III
The third, "Could it be that no professional historians noticed [Walpole's] well-known book for ~250 years?" is puzzling. Josephine Tey notes Walpole in her The Daughter of Time, a book which was much discussed in the 1950's (although perhaps not by professional historians).
Feb
21
reviewed No Action Needed Why does Europe have so few skyscrapers compared to East Asia?
Feb
16
reviewed Reviewed Why did Canada, Australia and New Zealand separate from UK?
Feb
8
reviewed No Action Needed Did the Chinese Develop Steam Engines Prior to the 17th Century?
Feb
8
reviewed No Action Needed Song school vs. Han school of Confucian thought in the Qing dynasty
Feb
8
reviewed No Action Needed Did the Chinese Develop Steam Engines Prior to the 17th Century?
Feb
2
awarded  Custodian
Feb
2
reviewed Satisfactory Early medieval urban development
Feb
2
reviewed Satisfactory Absolute rulers who voluntarily resigned their power
Feb
2
reviewed Satisfactory Toyotomi Hideyoshi threatened to exterminate all Japanese foxes unless he heard from the god Inari. What was the aftermath (if any)?
Feb
2
reviewed Needs Improvement What is the origin of the “wheat and chessboard” legend?
Feb
2
reviewed Needs Improvement Can the University of Bologna be considered the first university in the world?
Feb
2
reviewed Excellent Chinese Hundred Schools of Thought and Ancient Greek Philosophy
Feb
2
reviewed Satisfactory How much did helping the American Revolution cost France?
Feb
2
reviewed Satisfactory What was the reaction of Western Communist Parties to Kruschev's 1956 speech denouncing Stalin?
Feb
2
reviewed Satisfactory Was Churchill a poor HR manager?
Feb
2
reviewed Excellent Austria and Iron Curtain during Cold War
Jan
29
awarded  Custodian