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How accurate is Belloc's version of European economic history in The Servile State, with regards to the seizing of the monastic lands?

The main question I see which can be addressed here is did the monasteries control a third of the land within England at the time of Henry VIII? The problem is that the answer to this is not directly ...
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Is there a correlation or causation between generalized economic crises and world wars?

Correlations? Yes. Causations? No. War and economy are different metrics. Both world economic crisis and world wars are huge historical events with multiple, far-reaching causes. Is there then a ...
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Were natural resources a primary reason for invading Romania during the middle ages-present?

The statement that the Romanian area was "invaded" many times is hard to contradict. All territories have been more or less "invaded", but taking a look at this area of Europe we ...
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