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revised Why were the Germans and Russians so fixated on an unlikely “separate peace” in 1945?
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May
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comment During What Periods Of Time Throughout History Were Fuller Women Considered More Attractive?
The answer is simple: statistically speaking, "attractiveness" is the proxy for health/childbearing ability (and, these days, also status). Up until food became abundant, "curves" were considered attractive. See Pinker, "How the Mind Works".
May
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revised Why were the Germans and Russians so fixated on an unlikely “separate peace” in 1945?
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May
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comment Why were the Germans and Russians so fixated on an unlikely “separate peace” in 1945?
@ThorstenS.: the source is Miracle of the House of Brandenburg.
May
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answered Why were the Germans and Russians so fixated on an unlikely “separate peace” in 1945?
May
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revised Why was Mexico's former ruling party named the *Institutional* Revolutionary Party?
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May
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comment Why was Mexico's former ruling party named the *Institutional* Revolutionary Party?
the wiki quote may be confusing, but I am sure my explanation is lucid enough.
May
6
revised How common is nostalgia for the colonial perod in countries which gained independence in the 20th century?
fix a typo
May
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answered Why was Mexico's former ruling party named the *Institutional* Revolutionary Party?
May
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revised How to validate a historical source
fix a typo
Apr
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Apr
21
comment Who was the highest ranking spy ever?
If he received the money openly, it does not qualify as "secretly spying".
Apr
20
comment Who was the highest ranking spy ever?
@MarkC.Wallace: using Table of Ranks :-)
Apr
20
comment Who was the highest ranking spy ever?
I don't think Talleyrand was on Coalition payroll or took orders from them.
Apr
20
comment Who was the highest ranking spy ever?
why downvotes?.
Apr
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asked Who was the highest ranking spy ever?
Apr
17
comment Did native Mexicans prefer Spanish rulers to the Aztecs?
See quote I added. Note "regular tribute"
Apr
17
revised Did native Mexicans prefer Spanish rulers to the Aztecs?
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Apr
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revised Did native Mexicans prefer Spanish rulers to the Aztecs?
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Apr
16
answered Did native Mexicans prefer Spanish rulers to the Aztecs?