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Why are there so few people of sub-Saharan African descent in the lands of the former Ottoman Empire compared to the Americas?

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Are there examples of elites adopting the practices of 'invaders' soon after their conquest?

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Books on modern sciences - 20th century [closed]

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Is Russia a direct successor of the USSR? Could the USSR be considered to continue existing under a different name?

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How many tons of steel were produced in Russia during the Russian Civil War?

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What happened to schizophrenics in the USSR?

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Why did the US give up the portion of Vancouver island below the 49th parallel but insist on keeping Point Roberts?

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Is there any evidence to back up David Starkey's claim that infanticide of mixed-race children was integral to the Ottoman slave trade?

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What was the context of this famous Genghis Khan quote?

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Are there any instances of ancient kings or chiefs dueling or engaging in other physical contests to assert their authority?

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What did "Price Fourpence The Three" mean? [closed]

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What is the original source of the quote "Of all my 50 battles, the most terrible was the one I fought at Moscow"?

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What was the relationship between Italy and the other provinces in the republican period?

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Did Popes publicly call for any assassinations other than that of Elizabeth I?

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When was the last time a reigning monarch personally participated in battle?

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Today, do we celebrate anniversaries of events that happened in time of Julian calendar, on Julian date or at corresponding Gregorian date?

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What is the name of the Egyptian temple which had a secret / fake voice projection chamber?

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Why was cannabis illegalized in the U.S.?

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How common was it for un-documented ships to bring settlers to the American colonies 1700-1750

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What is the genetic composition of "Cemetery H" culture?

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Did the first emperor of China die of mercury poisoning?

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When did subtractive notation become common for Roman numerals?

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How did Nelson Mandela stay relevant and a strong leader during his imprisonment? [closed]

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What flag had a black cross blue field 1589?

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When, where, and how did Laszlo Toth die?

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Is this Groß-Deutschland 1938-1948 poster real (and produced/published by Nazi Germany)?

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Why did nucleated communities never form in medieval Iceland?

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Looking for a Globe and Mail editorial cartoon about the return of Hong Kong to China

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What are the key differences in the demographics and support base of DNSAP in Austria compared to Germany before Anschluss?

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Why do civilisations collapse? [closed]

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Why did the Babylonians choose to add the 13th lunar month every 3, 6, 8, 11, 14, 17, and 19 years, for a 19-year cycle?

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Is the true difference between the Julian Calendar and a Gregorian calendar working back from any point after AD 1901 actually 15 days instead of 13?

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Exactly what year did Newton first write about calculus, 1664, 1665 or 1666? [closed]

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Did Philo ever mention crucifixion as a punishment in any of his writings? If he didn't, was there ever a reason he didn't?

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Did medieval Mongol horse archers have deformed arms like English bowmen?

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Was the first use of glass teleprompters in Lyndon Johnson’s speech to the UN’s 20th anniversary celebration? (1965)

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What are the oldest written sources on the origin of Rome? [closed]

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Who provided the arms supply to Burundi in 1972?

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Why did the pre-Islamic Arabs identify themselves as descendents of Ishmael?

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What is the latest scientific consensus on the peopling of the Americas?

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What is a mezrag-holder?

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Did the British really bail out the Americans at the Battle of the Bulge?

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Did Nazi Germany have the Highest Per-Capita Rate of Capital Punishment?

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When and where did Goidelic (Irish etc.) and Brythonic languages (Welsh etc.) become mutually unintelligible? [closed]

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Why did Joseph Stalin, Nikita Khrushchev and Leonid Breznev wear military uniforms when Lenin and the later Soviet leaders did not?

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What evidence is there that Jesus went to India?


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