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


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revised Do revisionist historiographies come closer to “unbiased truth”?
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Oct
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reviewed Close Has there been any evidence of Denisovan DNA outside of the Denisova Caves?
Oct
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reviewed Close Do Egyptian mummies contain DNA? If so, was it viable enough to analyzed it?
Oct
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reviewed Close Easter Islands: were the Islanders starving when found?
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reviewed Close Historical Death Toll due to Disease
Oct
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reviewed Close What can you tell about a society from its architecture?
Oct
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answered Does History confirm that prosperity, capitalism, and some form “democracy” or representative republican form of government always go hand in hand?
Oct
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answered What is “discovery” in the historical sense? How do historians today view and describe “discoveries”?
Sep
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awarded  Explainer
Sep
29
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.
Sep
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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.
Sep
29
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.
Sep
29
answered Has any generation generally agreed that the next generation was better?
Sep
29
asked How did Americans adopt processed and off-site butchered meat for domestic consumption in their food supply?
Sep
29
asked Why did meat and dairy drop out of the working people in Britain's diet during the industrial enclosures period?
Sep
13
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.
Sep
11
revised Why did Americans give up meat resembling animals?
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