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April 1[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 1

  1. analogue for folk etymology?
  2. What firearms were used in the American Civil War?
  3. Shan Yu
  4. How to word a disability examination of a knee?
  5. Changing concept of the child
  6. The Curse of the Pharaohs
  7. Disarmament in Afghanistan
  8. How quickly can a team of doctors or forensic pathologists examine a fresh massacre site for signs of rape and mutilations?
  9. Tsar Nicholas
  10. Jefferson in Boston?
  11. Hebraisms, the New Testament and the Book of Mormon
  12. [[Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 1#|]]
  13. Usage of Nazi-era sources by postwar German historians
  14. Woman on the stage in Germany
  15. martinique 1762
  16. Concept of the Devil

April 2[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 2

  1. Law factors
  2. Trying to identify a painting
  3. Dunbar Robbery Page, Cite Help!
  4. British Navy and Spanish Civil War
  5. Rules of being a good Muslim
  6. Stuka effectiveness
  7. Female Pilots
  8. Football (soccer) Clubs in world stock markets.
  9. Are Americans worried of recession?
  10. Fascist style
  11. Okhrana
  12. Collier's June 8, 1956 George Barkentin's model.
  13. Medical Records release - State of Michigan
  14. Why no slave revolt in the United States?
  15. French thinker: lost name

April 3[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 3

  1. Antonin Dolohov
  2. yinyang symbol
  3. about the Hashsashin...
  4. Groundhog day quote
  5. Tito as dictator
  6. FINANCIAL MARKETS
  7. division of indian states
  8. obamas speeches
  9. Spanish empire and the abolition of slavery
  10. Meiji Revolution
  11. Churchill's warnings
  12. More about naturist children
  13. asbestos pipe
  14. Pop/Rock without the lead guitar
  15. British officer shakos, Peninsular War
  16. world war I
  17. CAN YOU HELP ME WITH A SONNET?????
  18. Black Dom
  19. Law disclosure
  20. What's wrong with prostitution?

April 4[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 4

  1. fraud and copyright
  2. Wall Street Journal and science
  3. Hillary Clinton
  4. Tito and the crisis of 1956
  5. Islam and terrorism
  6. Foch quote
  7. Who was the father of science fiction?
  8. Matthias Daniel Pöppelmann or Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann
  9. historical misconceptions
  10. The West Wing

April 5[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 5

  1. policy record
  2. Islamic versus Jewish perception of the law
  3. Non Aligned Movement
  4. Portuguese in East Africa
  5. Cromwell and Prince Rupert
  6. This is extremely confusing
  7. creativity
  8. the most cruel statement
  9. Persecution of Kosovo Serbs
  10. Ustase race policy
  11. Speech
  12. Brazil
  13. British awards to French and Belgium Cities
  14. Verb: to truffle
  15. Burning heretics
  16. Eastern front in the first world war
  17. National languages in Punjab Pakistan
  18. All Souls
  19. Armenian troubles
  20. Screw-guns
  21. Is there a social science journal for undergraduate students?
  22. Anglo Portuguese Alliance

April 6[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 6

  1. a la Victor Frankl
  2. Question about history.
  3. Graduate school admission criteria
  4. Russian questions
  5. Accusing Kruger
  6. Portrait of a Lady
  7. Serious Question
  8. Build the Titanic magazine
  9. "From his cold dead hands"
  10. Central powers and the March Revolution in Russia
  11. Child law
  12. Make Money off your land

April 7[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 7

  1. Saints Lives
  2. What is this Jimi Hendrix song
  3. Jesus in the Bible
  4. US and free markets
  5. Renewable energy
  6. Tibet and Palestine
  7. Isidor?
  8. Tax Question (claiming a student)
  9. Chaucer and Boccacccio
  10. Magda Goebbels
  11. James Watt’s date of death
  12. Ethical food?
  13. John Locke's Theories of Government
  14. Philip Mannes in Theresienstadt
  15. Schapelle
  16. FBI Archives on the Communist Party USA
  17. what language did the builders of Stonehenge speak?
  18. Looking for History and or Pictures of Covered Bridge at Frogtown Road on the Pequea Creek
  19. Fami;y Law Act
  20. Constructing the nation
  21. Native Americans burning people at the stake
  22. Sawmill
  23. Marriage Annullment in Canada

April 8[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 8

  1. "Freest" society ever
  2. civil rights acts of 1957 and 1960
  3. Les Misérables Quotation
  4. London borough coat-of-arms
  5. equity share in standerd medicals and pharmasuticals ltd (question moved from help desk)
  6. Fransisco de Miranda in France
  7. Suleiman the clot?
  8. A Wise King?
  9. Philosophy questions
  10. Possible Islamic Influences In The Design of Sleeping Beauty Castle
  11. When did "Nice to meet you" replace "Glad to know you" as the preferred introductory reply?
  12. Sartre's drug induced crisis
  13. Jacques Chirac on Iraq
  14. Bavarian Flask from Bavaria with grasshopper holding a hat trademark
  15. Ma'alaya
  16. Signet Rings
  17. Name of a Hindu God
  18. High school band bus crash
  19. left-handed calligraphers
  20. How to serve warm beer?

April 9[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 9

  1. Death and the VC
  2. If I convert to Judaism and become a Jew, I'm still Asian and Thai American or not?
  3. would it be possible to do an IPO with shares that are worth 0% of the company?
  4. Why Tuesday?
  5. Polygamy
  6. Tax definition
  7. Rochester the puritan
  8. Islam god's Kingdom
  9. Questions from Princepality of Hut River passport holder
  10. Murdoch and Canetti
  11. resemblance
  12. Orley Farm
  13. Master Slave Dialectic
  14. Magda Goebbels II
  15. Youngest age of legal marriage -- how real was this
  16. Value added tax
  17. Yorkshire Ridings

April 10[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 10

  1. Stories within stories
  2. Dual county seats
  3. Gasoline Prices
  4. J.J.J Tissot
  5. William Essex (author)
  6. Iconic photograph
  7. statehood within the United States and ambassadors
  8. [[Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 10#|]]
  9. I think therefore I am
  10. Battle of Kiev
  11. Browning and Strauss
  12. Macedonia
  13. Self identity
  14. Financial Markets - Azerbaijan
  15. Death of Bayezid I
  16. Canadian Legal Definition of a Public Space
  17. Pipeworks toy
  18. Ethics vs. Morals
  19. Date of death
  20. Copyrighting
  21. Countering code talkers

April 11[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 11

  1. Escanaba in da Moonlight
  2. John Yoo and the National Lawyers' Guild
  3. Corporate government
  4. Poland and the Outbreak of the Second World War
  5. Gorky story
  6. US recognition of a UDI before Kosovo?
  7. Companies greater than GDP
  8. Deterministic excuses
  9. Murdoch and Marxism
  10. Overleaf
  11. Who does this Indian picture represent?
  12. Wagner the Philosopher
  13. Tolstoyan view of history
  14. Dead Sea Scrolls
  15. Hume and Mills
  16. The symbiotic relationship between the media and the government.
  17. A low-powered radio broadcaster for the spies?

April 12[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 12

  1. how much would a train ride cost from budapest to paris
  2. Cherry tree and Washington
  3. Bogus surnames on the Census list
  4. Heraldic question
  5. Peter Stuyvesant
  6. Theyness
  7. Kant and Religion
  8. Mussolini and Hitler
  9. BBC Radio 4
  10. Eichmann
  11. Pakistan, North Korea and Iran
  12. Unincluded holy scriptures Jewish/Christian
  13. Roccasecca: To which territory did it belong in 1225
  14. Kemal and 1914 war
  15. CSA a one-party state?
  16. Queen Christina's sexuality
  17. Colin Powell, Torture, and Ambien

April 14[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 14

  1. Sovereignty definitions
  2. Pre-amalgamation Ottawa
  3. Translations of Dream of the Red Chamber
  4. Court Hierarchy
  5. Accounting expression
  6. Post-modern revolution
  7. Congress and Amritsar Massacre
  8. Organisations looking forward to human dieback
  9. François Mitterrand
  10. Engelism
  11. Heidegger and language
  12. Presidents and recessions

April 15[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 15

  1. Why does the sun make people happy?
  2. What's so bad about pandemics?
  3. Majahapit civilisation
  4. Colette and religion
  5. Death
  6. Lenin and bureaucratic decay
  7. Osama Bin Laden
  8. Marlborough coat of arms
  9. Pope's Airplane
  10. Resourceful Tips to be a Qualified Cartoonist?
  11. JeffreyLotusSan
  12. Specialized Prison Cells
  13. Loveable characters from literature

April 16[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 16

  1. Woman and money
  2. Meat on Fridays
  3. Practitioners of Magic
  4. homestead exemption
  5. Famous quotes
  6. english boarding schools for girls
  7. Lohr and the Greek Resistance
  8. The deaf in the ancient world
  9. Hell is an empty desk
  10. Smersh
  11. Page on Norwest Venture Partners
  12. Schlecht und Reu
  13. Anti Human Trafficking/Anti Slavery Groups in S. America
  14. Caesar's gold
  15. diplomatic immunity
  16. List of magna opera (magnum opusses)
  17. Nietzsche and learning to love
  18. nina gladnitz
  19. George Eliot
  20. British Embassy in Israel
  21. Ratification and signing of treaties
  22. Existentialism and Fascism
  23. Penises and Presidents
  24. Stock Market

April 17[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 17

  1. Does anybody know where i can get the piano sheet music for tubular bells???
  2. Statz
  3. world's wealthiest ethnicities?
  4. guam history perspectives ed by carter lee d
  5. Sculptor sought
  6. Anti-Semitism during the period of the Nazi-Soviet Pact
  7. X years to life
  8. Can you Forgive Her
  9. Colonies that went independent
  10. [[Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 17#|]]
  11. Polarization
  12. Walter Blume's Chaos Theory
  13. Fridays
  14. new mexico
  15. Northern Jews

April 18[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 18

  1. Oil
  2. Ladies of the Bedchamber
  3. Gas Prices
  4. Israel memorial candle
  5. Is there Orthodox Islam?
  6. Zhukov at Stalingrad
  7. Hitler and Stalingrad
  8. Unternehmen Zitadelle
  9. Chhatrapati Sivaji Maharaj's letters to Mirza Rajah Jaisingh
  10. Cup and reality
  11. Foucault's methodology
  12. SUPER POWER
  13. Military Performance
  14. Is there any "official" biography of Osama Bin Laden?
  15. Indian Illustrators
  16. Court clerk
  17. Cross-examination
  18. Where do people live? (coalesced similar questions)
  19. Book recommendation for someone who is grieving the loss of a parent
  20. Yogurt
  21. Capital of the Illiterate
  22. McCain's plan to roll back federal gas taxes

April 19[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 19

  1. What is the average salary of a middle-class Indian in India?
  2. National Bank of Poland
  3. Tony Blair
  4. date of birth of contemporary garden author alex dingwall-main and bio
  5. greatest extent of roman empire
  6. Who was this painter?
  7. question about crime
  8. Detailed tree diagram depicting the major religions
  9. Price of bread
  10. Henry III and Edward the Confessor
  11. journalism through other people's skins
  12. Henry Ford
  13. Nietzsche and Wagner
  14. Worst poems and poets
  15. Train passes in the Uk
  16. George Orwell
  17. quest
  18. Existentialism "Cure"

April 20[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 20

  1. [[Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 20#|]]
  2. Year founded?
  3. Blacks in the hippie movement
  4. Racism in Conrad
  5. [[Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 20#|]]
  6. Future of the European Union
  7. Pascal's Wager vs. the Problem of Hell
  8. Rudolf Carnap and Wittgenstein
  9. How is it possible there was history between 1918-1920?
  10. Barbarity and Civilization: Can't find this quote!
  11. crime
  12. The anonymous pianist
  13. Economic solutions
  14. How to create and write your own music

April 21[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 21

  1. Peace of Prague
  2. 12th Royal Lancers, post Waterloo
  3. Armenian Diaspora in US question
  4. Copyright Question Concerning Titles
  5. Choral piece with female voices
  6. Tibet and Nukes
  7. [[Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 21#|]]
  8. SUPER POWER
  9. Kierkegaard and ethics
  10. Private insurance against poverty
  11. God is dead
  12. Existentialism and loss
  13. Who said?
  14. Who is a nazi?
  15. German attack on France
  16. the poorest.
  17. John McCain
  18. Luck and what we are

April 22[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 22

  1. Pantheism
  2. aeneid
  3. pre bank interesr rates
  4. Judaism
  5. God, Logic, and Omnipotence
  6. Short term over long term
  7. Paris Commune of 1871 and the Law of Hostages
  8. Mortgage crisis and help from the government
  9. Body and soul
  10. I am not a racist but...
  11. judiciary
  12. Calendar Riots
  13. Altered artifacts
  14. How wrong can you get?
  15. Characters you hate
  16. Soviet Union and the Munich Crisis
  17. Word for the object used in a murder (old legal word)
  18. Paying Volunteers
  19. World leaders
  20. a couple of geographical questions

April 23[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 23

  1. durability of book coverings
  2. Animated map of the progression of human societies
  3. can somebody help me find this piece of music
  4. Vietnam War
  5. Lenin and Marx
  6. Yao De-Fen worlds tallest woman
  7. Impossible question documentary art world society infiltrator scam artist SOLVED by Pharos
  8. Forms of address in 16th century Venice
  9. Fair discrimination
  10. Fox Hunting Toffs
  11. Abdication Crisis of 1936
  12. The Last Riding Master
  13. Dutch-language book
  14. Roman executions of rulers
  15. A French alternative to Sartre
  16. Iris Murdoch
  17. The Gordon riots
  18. Recent Bills/Issues in the German Parliament (Bundestag)
  19. James, Viscount Severn's godparents

April 24[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 24

  1. Pursuit of happiness OR happiness
  2. First existentialist author
  3. Her Majesty's Indian Service
  4. Criticising Wittgenstein
  5. Bishops called Bishop
  6. Russell and Wittgenstein
  7. Anne Boleyn
  8. diplomatic immunity
  9. natural resources of Canada
  10. news article
  11. Execution of Marie Antionette
  12. The name al-Tustari
  13. Philosopher of power

April 25[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 25

  1. belly button
  2. Study abroad scholarships
  3. Erasmus in Spain
  4. Red Hat society?
  5. Socializing across social classes
  6. Philosophy
  7. Stalin's blindness
  8. Christianity and the dead in the middle ages
  9. What is MAOISM?
  10. Population of Palestine prior to the Arab/Muslim Conquest of 640
  11. Frederick and Adolph
  12. Argument to the best explanation
  13. German Army - World War II
  14. Genealogy of Lucien Wolf
  15. Jobs in Rural Areas

April 26[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 26

  1. North Korean Opinion on Chinese Socialism since 1980s
  2. Southern star
  3. Problem of Poverty
  4. Origin of the days of the week
  5. Can vegans use bone china?
  6. Moving companies sell lists of new addresses to marketers?
  7. Women in American Politics
  8. Mugabe and Zimbabwe
  9. A good war?
  10. Economy and voting in Canada
  11. Postage stamp value
  12. superstition
  13. Grammatical Revolutionary-War question
  14. Violence against women
  15. Assisted reproductive technology
  16. friend or enemy
  17. Logical Atomism
  18. Proportion of the world with a high school diploma

April 27[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 27

  1. Schooling in America
  2. Truth
  3. emperor maro
  4. Prison violence
  5. The West Wing
  6. Richard II, royal power and divine right
  7. Instruments and instrument players going extinct
  8. Three life expectancy questions
  9. Message left on WT:Reliable sources
  10. Chicago
  11. Birds In Reference To Eyeglasses
  12. Examples of non-Russian high profile people in Soviet Union
  13. Master of Hestviken FAMILY TREE
  14. William Blake illustrations for "Paradise Lost"
  15. Reporter's Day
  16. Logic of Coalitions

April 28[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 28

  1. Fear of reprisal
  2. playing in the street
  3. Older art (war based)
  4. Is Islam sometimes considered an Eastern religion?
  5. Why do some people in the Middle East don't know Western culture?
  6. No More Heroes Any More
  7. Tibet
  8. Wittgenstein at Cambridge
  9. Can I vote anywhere? Does my opinion mean anything?
  10. De Beauvoir and Genet
  11. A play about amputees in garbage cans
  12. Tailoring question about shirts
  13. Search for two phrases
  14. ShareAlike copyright question.

April 29[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 29

  1. Why is my ethnicity (Thai, Thai American) classified as Other Asian and not a separate category like Chinese, Filipino, Cambodian, Laotian, etc?
  2. art terminology
  3. church loyalty
  4. roman citizenship
  5. Social consensus
  6. Unknown artists
  7. why the sudden change of topic captain?
  8. Fashion in Greece and Rome
  9. Youth in Ancient Rome
  10. Remote
  11. Trying to find a certain Rev. Jesse Jackson speech
  12. Presidental election
  13. Gruffydd ap Llywelyn Fawr
  14. Scottish coat of arms
  15. Iris Murdoch and existentialism
  16. Antisocial behavior in U.K.
  17. Economic Stimulus

April 30[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2008 April 30

  1. Sculpture identification
  2. Why is there so many questions about WW2 Germany here?
  3. History of England
  4. Hitler and astrology
  5. Tractatus and Philosophical Investigations
  6. Physicalism in philosphy of mind
  7. How to obtain an equipment trust certificate
  8. Theoretical and Critical Significance of Post-Structuralism today?
  9. Landreneau, France Is it ancient history, or exists today?
  10. Credit default swap