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Jun
13
comment What was the size of surface of a cereal crop needed per man per year during the Dark Ages in Western Europe?
Here's a paper from references: English Agricultural Output And Labour Productivity, 1250–1850
Jun
13
comment What was the size of surface of a cereal crop needed per man per year during the Dark Ages in Western Europe?
Wikipedia article on British Agricultural Revolution presents a table relevant to the second part of your question (in bushels per acre, though)
Jun
12
comment What was the role of Nikita Khrushchev during the battle of Stalingrad?
Answer doesn't have any references. -1 specifically for factually incorrect As a KGB officer... claim.
Jun
10
revised What is the mark next to the hallmark on this silver object?
added 4 characters in body
Jun
10
revised What is the mark next to the hallmark on this silver object?
added 4 characters in body
Jun
10
answered What is the mark next to the hallmark on this silver object?
May
29
comment Why is Finland represented as a Soviet satellite in this 1947 cartoon?
@FelixGoldberg I found a reference to the origins of the cartoon and its publication date. My answer was based on a hypothesis that cartoon is a reflection on a July 12 conference, which doesn't seem to be true. I hope someone with an access to Daily Mail archives can shed some lights on this issue.
May
29
comment Why is Finland represented as a Soviet satellite in this 1947 cartoon?
@DarekWędrychowski I see image there. Here is a direct link to full picture. Does it work for you?
May
29
comment Why is Finland represented as a Soviet satellite in this 1947 cartoon?
Cartoon is by British cartoonist Leslie Gilbert Illingworth, published in Daily Mail 16.06.47. Google Images search returned extended version with better colouring
May
29
comment Why is Finland represented as a Soviet satellite in this 1947 cartoon?
Finland had to pay reparations at the time, and, thus, under Soviet economical pressure. Also, refusal to participate in Marshall Plan was one of the first collaborative actions of Eastern Bloc countries (July, 1947), and Finland was among them.
Apr
18
comment How severe was the 1943 Bengal Famine?
Wikipedia article on a matter has references to several different estimates. If you want to ask for evidence regarding Churchill's reaction then I believe you can come up with better title. Something like: Did Winston Churchill vetoed food supply offers to Bengal? Anyway, aforementioned article references several sources for this one too.
Apr
16
comment Did Pythagoras visit Judaea, Arabia, and/or India?
+1. Nice answer. Do you plan to provide an English translation of this excerpt?
Apr
8
comment Are there any good sources on the history of the name for Kazakhstan?
@David in Kazakh latin used before Cyrillic alphabet "kazakh" was written as "qazaq", and "Kazakhstan" as "Qazaqstan" (generally q was used for қ). I believe that changes in English spelling are smaller parts of major changes in spelling of pretty much all of toponyms in Kazakhstan. Actually, "қазақ" sort of matches russian "кхазакх" and english "khazakh", but non of these is a perfect match, so there probably was a decision to stick with more established option
Apr
3
revised Are there any good sources on the history of the name for Kazakhstan?
I believe this should be a link to kazakh wiki
Apr
3
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Apr
3
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Apr
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Apr
1
reviewed No Action Needed Was the American Civil War the first to include multiple multi-day battles?
Mar
29
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Mar
29
revised Kazakhstan and anti-capitalism in the 1990s
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