5 posts tagged with history by Sticherbeast.
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History: swift, coordinated, mass betrayal

What are some interesting historical events of relatively swift, coordinated, mass betrayal, such as the Night of the Long Knives, or the Bleiburg Tragedy? Doesn't matter if the betrayers were "good" or "bad".
posted by Sticherbeast on Aug 25, 2015 - 9 answers

Confirmed bachelors with more female friends than male?

What fictional male characters are confirmed bachelors with many female friends and few male friends? I'm especially interested in stories set before 1950. [more inside]
posted by Sticherbeast on Jul 18, 2011 - 6 answers

Please help me identify at least one of 33 children "adopted" by Justice McReynolds.

ResearchFilter: Outside of more traditional research methods, in which I am currently embroiled, can anyone identify any of the 33 children "adopted" by Supreme Court Justice McReynolds? [more inside]
posted by Sticherbeast on Mar 6, 2011 - 10 answers

Albany: Florida Of The North!

Defining Upstate New York as "anything within the state further north than Westchester," what documented bizarre historical events - large or small - have transpired in Upstate New York since the late 19th century or so? [more inside]
posted by Sticherbeast on Feb 11, 2008 - 20 answers

Fin-de-Siecle Belgium

I want to learn as much as I can about life in fin-de-si├Ęcle Belgium as I can, particularly from primary sources, art, music, and literature. What would you all recommend?
posted by Sticherbeast on Dec 3, 2004 - 6 answers

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