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October 1[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 1

  1. who were the slaves in Rome?
  2. Kissing prostitutes
  3. non-member status in United Nations : what's the difference from being member stae at UN?
  4. De Viris Illustribus (Petrarch)
  5. Brownfield project v/s Greenfield project
  6. U.S. property values of all religious groups
  7. A Latin ex libris
  8. President of Iran ethnic identity
  9. President of Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau religion identity.
  10. Why do so many British people flock to Spain?
  11. Executive officer relieving a Captain

October 2[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 2

  1. privitization of government services and operations
  2. List of porn-viewing ages
  3. Native Kerguelens
  4. Malietoa
  5. brotherly inspiration
  6. Timeline of Daylight Saving Time Adoption
  7. Oligarchy
  8. Ethnic groups in Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Nigeria, the Gambia, Côte d'Ivoire practising Islam.
  9. Helen Stratton
  10. Education requirements accelerating?
  11. Conspiracy theory
  12. The Bible Verses Where the Devil Spoke to Men

October 3[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 3

  1. What could have destroyed my T-55?
  2. Africa Islam
  3. FII v/s FDI : Which is safe?
  4. As of now, is the Nobel committee saying still that Ralph Steinman is a recipient
  5. Daylight Saving Time, Germany, Coal and the War
  6. Good news portal about globalization?
  7. sacred caves maya
  8. Free prior versions of Vermont laws?

October 4[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 4

  1. Getting Rid Of The Leading Parties
  2. Is not QUAN same as Kwan Yin?
  3. class warfare
  4. The Time Travellers Novel
  5. Grand Boubou
  6. What country has killed the most people?
  7. Steve Jobs's Free Tuition, Room, and Board
  8. can a supplier cancel a booked event to give the venue to another party
  9. What are the historical reasons that make the Bronx to be one of NYC's outer boroughs like Queens, Brooklyn, & Staten Island?

October 5[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 5

  1. Who has the lowest net worth in America? In the world?
  2. Suitable References for a page documenting a sculptor
  3. Average processing fee for credit cards?
  4. Is this how disparity in income should be viewed?
  5. Wiki editors rescinding copyright license grant
  6. Bonds and rates
  7. Police vehicle pursuits
  8. NFL numbers with "O"
  9. changeover to non-profit
  10. "They're all so smart these days"
  11. Recommendations solicited

October 6[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 6

  1. Abraham Lincoln and African American colonization policy
  2. Legal action for using a name?
  3. Steve Jobs great mistakes???
  4. Ethics regarding publicly traded corporations
  5. Image identification
  6. Country Where Speeding Ticket Fine Amount Depends on How Much You Make
  7. S. N. Haleole
  8. Business dealings-Ancient Rome
  9. Forced abortion

October 7[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 7

  1. What about the bottom 10%?
  2. Purchasing a small kasher handwritten Torah scroll for personal use
  3. dolls for sale
  4. iPhone 4s online order taking rollout
  5. Fraternal lodge regalia? What's in this picture?
  6. (US) Prohibition (against alcohol)
  7. Strategic -Culture Fit in MNC (software of the mind) -articles
  8. Marx and morality of wages and profit
  9. Dwindling nationalism?

October 8[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 8

  1. Gun fights between members of the Provisional IRA and loyalist paramilitaries
  2. Ulster Protestants and Scotland
  3. _Provisional_ Irish Republican Army

October 9[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 9

  1. Do Canadians do anything?
  2. Study strategies for history
  3. Cult leader
  4. Этика
  5. Gov. Brown
  6. Why would most non-religious people tend to be liberals on non-social issues and why would religious people tend to be conservatives on non-social issues?
  7. US Constitutional Convention
  8. L'Hemingway

October 10[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 10

  1. Was Hitler insane?
  2. Picasso/La Pasionaria
  3. Regarding putting Native Americans into a fictional work?
  4. Barthélémy Lauvergne
  5. Republican baby boom in Northern Ireland?
  6. Incidence of rape among homosexuals
  7. Time actually spent in combat
  8. How would I qoute a letter that I found in an archive?
  9. Trouble finding primary sources for the water & steam power thesis

October 11[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 11

  1. Bells tolling canonical hours
  2. Lingering (US) financial impact from the Bank Bail out
  3. human generation length
  4. Iran murder plot 2011 on the Saudi ambassador, why no article?

October 12[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 12

  1. Upholstery for royal sittery
  2. Ancient Roman math
  3. Why did Republicans block Obama jobs bill?
  4. best selling living poets
  5. Post office at Harlem, Texas
  6. Wehrmacht veterans
  7. Number related to US veterans' affairs
  8. Milan Kantor married Anne Murdoch
  9. Map of the caves Balankancha
  10. Cost of Canada Post to tax payers
  11. Extent of the Hopi / Navajo Nation Reservation in Arizona
  12. Income inequality in the US after 2008?
  13. Israeli political prisoners

October 13[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 13

  1. Burma or Myanmar?
  2. Rote learning
  3. Sanzomon's hat
  4. French Rwanda Burundi Zaire French not Dutch
  5. Look Japan
  6. China
  7. Legal question re: illegal camping in U.S. national parks

October 14[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 14

  1. Economics: Could venture capital boost the American green energy sector?
  2. Christian denomination in Europe
  3. Afrikaans speakers in South Africa
  4. 1940 version of "Wake Up America"
  5. Imperial Roman politics
  6. Poor people
  7. Irreligious society
  8. Debt in communism
  9. Are UK Magistrates (JP's) gazetted?
  10. Cote d'Ivoire not a Muslim nation
  11. Ismaili significant population in Muslim world and non-Muslim world
  12. Syrians in France
  13. US Code "source control"
  14. Irreligion in Israel

October 15[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 15

  1. Alianzarena, Munich
  2. Victorian water colour painter
  3. Are there any cases of reverse-provocateur government agents?
  4. Last Rites for a Catholic priest
  5. Where to buy Kippot in the Czech Republic?
  6. Il Canzoniere
  7. Cottage cheese in Israel
  8. "professional, dedicated, highly skilled and resilient"
  9. silk road
  10. Why didn't Derry/Londonderry join the Republic of Ireland during the partition?
  11. David & Karina Calvert-Jones
  12. Women in old Russia before seclusion

October 16[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 16

  1. Bahá'ís on Sundays?
  2. Patriot act
  3. buddhi
  4. British government or British military opinion on the various loyalist paramilitaries
  5. Amerigo Vespucci
  6. need to find an old saying
  7. Positive pessimism

October 17[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 17

  1. Polynesian ethnic group in French Polynesia
  2. Why do Western buddhist monks and nuns change their names to Eastern names?
  3. free tuition and other benefits
  4. Lying when installing software
  5. How to beomce a dictator
  6. Roman Opałka Counting Paintings
  7. 'Longevity risk'
  8. Art music journal?

October 18[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 18

  1. Lee Harvey Oswald
  2. Business That Couldn't Possibly Be Surviving on Sales Alone
  3. Historical Gini coefficients
  4. Jason Vale

October 19[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 19

  1. Hawaiian constitution
  2. Harbor in Honolulu
  3. Ruler from birth to death
  4. I just don't understand the Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange
  5. Vocalisation done during a celebration in Arab and Arab-influenced cultures
  6. Getting citizenship by parliament vote?

October 20[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 20

  1. Margo Peters, author
  2. Sister in the shadows
  3. Last Rites for a Catholic priest
  4. Il Canzoniere - Petrarch
  5. Is labor a deductible expense in Cain's 9-9-9 plan?
  6. When is a music track considered to be published?
  7. Native Americans and the law
  8. Uneven bars
  9. Religion & Political beliefs
  10. Why hasn't Europe gone after Facebook for keeping user info?

October 21[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 21

  1. Were the Founding Fathers objectively incredible? or is that largely American mythos?
  2. Economics
  3. North Korea -- communists?
  4. Did Daniel Sickles realy install the Lafayette Park railings around Gettysburg National Cemetery ?
  5. Tiesenhausen Russian Nobility
  6. Immigration in Bangladesh
  7. Records and Public Information
  8. Hawaiian photographers
  9. Parliamentary sovereignty in the UK

October 22[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 22

  1. NRHP reference number for Des Moines Beach Park (Des Moines, Washington)
  2. Henry Hoolulu Pitman
  3. US Police Promotion (Dexter Season 6 SPOILERS!!)
  4. Remote naval orders in the 1700s and before
  5. Digital vigilantism
  6. Original rail tracks or ties, etc.
  7. Prisons in Elizabethan Era
  8. Qing Consorts of Han Descent
  9. Is there a worldwide perspective of archived news, specifically, German and British

October 23[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 23

  1. New PDF versions of census maps
  2. Are there any countries which have a Parliament but do not have a Prime Minister?
  3. etymology of 'sin' and relation to word 'China'
  4. "You will never be successful."
  5. Aliens buzzed me and turned off my nukes literature?
  6. Are there or were there any countries who allow or have allowed naturalized citizens to become prime ministers, presidents, kings & queens, or dictators?

October 24[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 24

  1. Billy Giles suicide letter
  2. What is the Musical Notes time scale??
  3. why would a great reckoning in a little room strike a man dead?
  4. General Knowledge - Business related question
  5. Constutional rights for civialians
  6. Is there a fairly standard 4th subject for this font?
  7. Observance of Canada Day on June 30
  8. Influence of Saturn on people (in Portuguese)
  9. Old cups
  10. Scipio Africanus
  11. Hu Jintao a dictator?

October 25[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 25

  1. Are contracts copyrightable?
  2. where is our copiale cipher article?
  3. Was Albert Einstein a pantheist?
  4. Expensive degrees vs. cheap PhDs
  5. Are Northern Ireland's murals going to be replaced?
  6. Identifying my philosophy
  7. Why are Republican murals of better quality than Loyalist ones?
  8. Kyrie
  9. Palestinian right of return
  10. Integrating West-Bank and CisjordaniaGaza into the respective Arab country
  11. Closest political party (US) to ideology

October 26[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 26

  1. Is this a genuine North Korean philosophy textbook?
  2. Tahitians in Hawaiian
  3. friends and similarities
  4. What sub-penny stocks are the most promising and why?
  5. Why is Fox News so popular?
  6. As job rejection is a guaranteed constant, are there ANY other "ways in?"
  7. What community colleges offer the cheapest online courses per credit-hour?
  8. A culture where only the corrupt rise to power (2nd try)
  9. Aithihyamala
  10. Hiram Clarke Civic Club
  11. Actions against collaborators after WW2 in Western Europe

October 27[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 27

  1. Secession from the union
  2. Witikind
  3. Mexican secession
  4. Mystic Fiction Writers
  5. Identify a movie?
  6. Advantage of being a woman artist
  7. Population of Texas and Mexico during the Texas Revolution
  8. Key signatures

October 28[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 28

  1. other than exogamy and endogamy
  2. Celts??
  3. Che and Fidel relatives
  4. Americans and Halloween
  5. Occupy Wikipedia
  6. conference paper?
  7. General ethics questions

October 29[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 29

  1. List of Muslim-majority countries excerpt Bosnia
  2. Who celebrates Thanksgiving in the US?
  3. Worst Candidate Result in the US Electoral College?
  4. Where to publish ideas regarding unsolved problems in Humanities and Science?
  5. Laws of Aikido
  6. Northern Irish accent
  7. Free White Male Adult Property Owners by State in 1790?
  8. unicorn
  9. Why is Human history called History of the world?
  10. name of philosophy
  11. Makeup question for the ladies and or people with SFX makeup knowledge (Halloween related)

October 30[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 30

  1. royals meeting other royals
  2. Is this a real quote from John Lennon?
  3. Why is pork the most consumed meat in the world?
  4. U.S. Government Licence Tags
  5. Mutual funds
  6. Why did the Democratic Unionist Party oppose the Belfast Agreement?

October 31[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2011 October 31

  1. African immigrants in U.K. from british colonies of Africa
  2. Stratego
  3. Publication date of Alexis de Tocqueville's "What prevents the French from having good colonies?"
  4. Parents of multiple monarchs of different sexes