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I do labour history, wikipedia and cow clickers. I also do "internet culture."


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comment How did Americans adopt processed and off-site butchered meat for domestic consumption in their food supply?
As opposed to "closer settlement," the resource extraction industries (mining and forestry), including meat relied on commodity food, as opposed to subsistence local production.
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comment How did Americans adopt processed and off-site butchered meat for domestic consumption in their food supply?
@MarkC.Wallace I'm pretty sure the industrialisation of American diet preceded dense urbanisation. The industrial frontier, for example, required industrial food production.
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comment How did Americans adopt processed and off-site butchered meat for domestic consumption in their food supply?
@congusbongus Given that that question was closed as off-topic, where as this question is on-topic, I am not seeing how this is a duplicate.
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answered Has any generation generally agreed that the next generation was better?
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asked How did Americans adopt processed and off-site butchered meat for domestic consumption in their food supply?
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asked Why did meat and dairy drop out of the working people in Britain's diet during the industrial enclosures period?
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comment Does a regiment of English Longbowmen have more firepower than a regiment of smoothbore fusiliers?
Can't be answered. Weapons systems only attain a use within the context of a deployable unit capable of independent action.
Sep
23
comment When did the first market economies begin to appear?
This question appears to be off-topic because it assumes its theoretical categories are historically meaningful in any sense, and has a strong Whiggish sense of a transhistoricity of capitalism.
Sep
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comment Which native groups were hostile to the fur trade in North America?
Doesn't deal with the extended non-European trading networks.
Sep
13
reviewed Close What is John McCain's opinion on the Ngo Đinh Diệm assassination?
Sep
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reviewed Close Which countries signed the San Remo conference resolution at 1920?
Sep
12
comment Why did Americans give up meat resembling animals?
Good closure. The actual question here relates to the Chicago meat works and the commodification of food culture in the 19th century.
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revised Why did Americans give up meat resembling animals?
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Sep
11
comment What was the world population around 970 BC? Does it fit the biblical narrative?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about teleologically adjusting historical narrative to meet a narrative from another humanities discipline. History does not serve to tell confirming tales of cultural narratives.
Sep
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reviewed Close What wiped the Buddhism traces from Kerala History?
Sep
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reviewed Close How does finding a Franklin ship change what we know about the expedition?
Sep
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revised Does non-post-modern historiography posit objective grand narratives?
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asked Does non-post-modern historiography posit objective grand narratives?
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comment What is the proper term for the “year 0”?
Epoch. The epoch "Current Era" commences with year 1 by the way.
Sep
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comment How much did we know about heredity pre-Mendel?
Question needs to be respecified per Tyler.