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August 1[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 1

  1. Political "strenght" of incumbent US presidents
  2. Royal accession of twins
  3. SEGxi?
  4. Jadoo Ghar
  5. US states changing capitals
  6. Astrology and new planets
  7. Question about buying/selling stock
  8. Reform Kibbutz and conservative kibbutz

August 2[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 2

  1. Archaeology and indigenous rights
  2. Maya Angelou quote
  3. Models of Landseer's lions

August 3[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 3

  1. 70s or 80s made for tv debate forum
  2. Identifying science fiction novel
  3. Detroit bankrupty --> Chapter 9 bankruptcies in general - Can anybody here help?
  4. Are Americans allowed to eat their own food? Are raw foods available?
  5. User interface design and cultural differences
  6. narrative aorist - ancient greek
  7. Countries where Jews outnumber Muslims
  8. Titles Deprivation Act 1917

August 4[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 4

  1. Ruhollah Khomeini's appointment of senior officials and laws on school principals
  2. Is Del Mar a part of San Diego
  3. Cousin marriages in Tonga
  4. Mandatory school enrollment ((please help))
  5. Publishing false information about companies other than for profit
  6. Average potty training age by country?
  7. Mesoamerica
  8. Finance

August 5[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 5

  1. Crime victims
  2. Ed Freeman's wounds
  3. Name of video art at Philadelphia Museum of Art
  4. interconnection between airline and network
  5. Monetary Policy In Australia
  6. Implemented Fiscal Policy In Australia Post GFC
  7. Names that end in -quist
  8. Why are there more cats than seals?

August 6[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 6

  1. Siaosi U. Tukuʻaho
  2. Kentucky Senate Election
  3. sarns
  4. Samoa was there ever a monarchy
  5. Legal definitions of harassment in Australia
  6. UK oath and pledge of citizenship
  7. Original or early/mid 20th century Brazilian capital building/presidential office
  8. Why is English the official language of the U.S.A?
  9. Wards of Zimbabwe

August 7[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 7

  1. Proposed Images
  2. mundane and worldly
  3. To reenact the Civil War, while I have a 1/2 Asian background...
  4. Coloring
  5. Type of shredder allegedly used by Saddam Hussein
  6. Flin Flon: one city, two provinces
  7. Lihyan
  8. Failed/Unsuccessful United States Historical Territorial Acquisition Attempts
  9. Scottish vs. English vs. UK legal system in a bankruptcy or reorg situation (major)

August 8[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 8

  1. Introduction to Thomas Clark
  2. Fashion: "Double belt loops" ?
  3. Talking about sex, is it sexual harassment?
  4. When Nations Acquired Radar
  5. Court judgement

August 9[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 9

  1. Shamir during Peres premiership
  2. Nations with history of civil rights for minorities

August 10[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 10

  1. 27th Amendment to the US Constitution
  2. House of Châlon-Arlay
  3. Economics of individuals within firms
  4. Husband of Mona Lisa
  5. term for all atheists going to hell?
  6. Balliol and Coucy
  7. Mrs G and Mr W

August 11[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 11

  1. Luxembourg royal burials
  2. Americanization of the BBC
  3. Islamic republic article
  4. Product placement in movies
  5. The smell of bacon
  6. mom-and-pop shops
  7. John, Duke of Beja
  8. Anglo Saxon name for British royals
  9. Great Pittsburgh Fire of 1845

August 12[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 12

  1. Possible Updates for Two Wikipedia Entries
  2. Midfielders
  3. Sociobiology and fashion
  4. What was the point of World War 1?
  5. Homophobia
  6. A metal picture of Christ's Last Supper
  7. People named Prince

August 13[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 13

  1. Black POWs in Nazi Germany -- Is Hogan's Heroes accurate?
  2. UK weather forecasts in the 1960s
  3. Morganatic marriage in Spain
  4. Neglect
  5. Weisbecker-Calendar
  6. Australian geographical names - loss of apostrophes
  7. Why did people, especially military personnel, think WW1 would be "over by Christmas"?
  8. Berlin police vs. BEF

August 14[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 14

  1. Did the Nazis
  2. Burial site of Carlos Martínez De Irujo, 1st Marquis Of Casa Irujo
  3. Vel Phillips
  4. Total floor area in Chicago
  5. Lenin in a lift

August 15[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 15

  1. Was that dude skinhead?
  2. What was the average number of children in ancient times?
  3. What did Hitler think of England and English culture?
  4. Smoking Prime Ministers
  5. When will Wikipedia realize that the Social Sciences are not part of Humanities?
  6. Oldest known depiction of Stephen I of Hungary

August 16[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 16

  1. court overturns guilty plea?
  2. Lists of altlases
  3. Kaiulani photo
  4. Charles Warren Stoddard
  5. Edward T. Perkins
  6. No development without peace, no peace without development
  7. spoken/written forms of sign languages
  8. Tomb for horses

August 17[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 17

  1. Historical exchange rates for the old Turkmenistani manat (TMM)
  2. how is 'childlore' like cooties passed on?
  3. Staline's radio speech on 3 july 1941
  4. Primary sources for Operation Himmler
  5. American state funeral
  6. > Voynich manuscripts

August 18[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 18

  1. any idea why "May you live in interesting times" is trending this week?
  2. Relationship between Presidents Johnson and Reagan
  3. Gisela of Hungary at coronation of Saint Stephen

August 19[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 19

  1. Mandarin-only sign outside Louvre
  2. Video cost
  3. Looking for a literary reference
  4. reson for having children

August 20[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 20

  1. Flags hanging style
  2. Traditional American hiding places for valuables
  3. Konrad von Hochstaden
  4. Samarong
  5. Round World vs Flat World
  6. English mixed indep private schools
  7. Chinese and poi
  8. Question about Philadelphia history

August 21[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 21

  1. Why did the Pope REALLY resign?
  2. Per capita income
  3. Age of baptism and circumcision
  4. French deputy foreign ministers
  5. Name of USA
  6. A line from a poem

August 22[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 22

  1. Murugan vs The Morrígan
  2. Why were two people charged with murdering Christopher Lane
  3. Nirad C Chaudhuri, Saul Bellow, Bertrand Russell
  4. Phobias: Fear, Dislike and/or Hatred.‏

August 23[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 23

  1. Merchant Marine Act of 1936
  2. Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. Upcoming Film based on a Book: "The Book Thief."
  4. Bulk contraception procurement
  5. Elizabeth II
  6. Who is eligible to be Secretary of State USA

August 24[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 24

  1. Exhuming of Elizabeth Bonifacia of Poland
  2. Unknown English royal burials
  3. Difference between nerd and a hipster.
  4. Why does the UK have two houses of Parliament?
  5. US Supreme court majority opinions- how detailed do they have to be?
  6. 1854 Maps

August 25[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 25

  1. Hotter the fire, the stronger the steel?
  2. Castrato in the choir
  3. Totalitarianism and authoritarianism
  4. Contextualizing quotations placed above poems
  5. discrepenacy
  6. How many Bitcoins have been permanently destroyed/lost?
  7. Dr Marten boots history

August 26[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 26

  1. Germany selling weapons to Israel
  2. Chicken theft
  3. Pederasty as opposed to pedophilia
  4. Layout terminology: A photograph displaying an atmosphere (Atmosphere (architecture and spatial design)) or a synoptic view
  5. BigMac index for the Czech Republic and Hungary
  6. Measuring the availability of credit
  7. Trying to validate a quote
  8. Top 10 industries
  9. Freedom of religion in the United Kingdom
  10. Communism and nationalism

August 27[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 27

  1. Konrad Knoll, German Sculptor, Statue of Sappho
  2. Why do drama series have often have different writers and directors for each episode of a season?
  3. Where did all the Spaniards go?
  4. who said "never stop wondering. never stop wandering."?
  5. High Middle Ages contracts
  6. Where can I find a blueprint for depicting a cyberstalker as a character?
  7. Afterwards: What hapens when a child in an orhpahage reaches the age of 18
  8. Does having friends cost us money or bring us money?

August 28[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 28

  1. writing by Ann Freedman
  2. writing a letter to the pope
  3. Second succession to the presidency by Gerald Ford
  4. US presidential schedules
  5. Rush and bankruptcy
  6. Can monks and nuns still perform experiments within monasteries?
  7. Hypothetical scenario: assailant deliberately causes a woman's miscarriage - is that murder?
  8. 20,000 Francs to USD

August 29[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 29

  1. Masoud Barzani in the 1990s
  2. Who decided he/she owned all the swans?
  3. Date of Kurdistan presidential election (for an RM)

August 30[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 30

  1. Dnepropetrovsk maniacs
  2. Healthcare and Death in the United States
  3. Whether pro athletes "care"
  4. Correlation between individual's sex and individual's opposition of LGBT
  5. Prince Joseph Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

August 31[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2013 August 31

  1. Western culture compared to Eastern culture
  2. Legal system
  3. Description of regional identity in the US South following the Civil War