9 posts tagged with history by IndigoJones.
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Who first coined the term/concept of convivencia? You know, the living in harmony of Jewish Christian and Muslims in Spain up to 1492. [more inside]
Looking for books comparing and contrasting history as it rhymes but doesn't repeat. [more inside]
Any battle where there were no survivors? Last two men standing kill each other as well? History preferred, literature accepted.
Seeking DVDs for a European to learn American history. Learning Company comes to mind, but your minds are more varied than mine. Any advice greatly appreciated.
What would Lincoln have done if the south had not fired on Fort Sumter? [more inside]
Tom Clancy's absurd Debt of Honor (1992) has a politically motivated suicider crashing an airliner into the capitol building. Hector Bywater's novel The Great Pacific War (1925) sort of kind of predicted December 7, 1941. Any other examples come to mind, novels presaging alarming events? Thanks in advance.
Hernando Cortez- what's his reputation in modern Mexico? [more inside]
When, how, where did the distinction between commissoned and non-commissioned officer in the military originate?
When, how, where did the distinction between commissoned and non-commissioned officer in the military originate? [more inside]
Any legal historians out there? Can you tell me, historically, what's the deal with punitive damages? [more inside]