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Imagawa Yoshimoto: Blackened Teeth, Black and Blue Reputation?

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 01:06 PM by leakbrewergator
Updated October 28th, 2013 at 04:41 AM by leakbrewergator

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OK. Corny title, I know. It made me chuckle at least....

In case you haven't inferred, this particular blog post is about Imagawa Yoshimoto (1519-1560).

What comes to mind when you hear the name, Imagawa Yoshimoto? My guess, for most people, something like this pops up:

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Politics 101

Posted July 20th, 2013 at 09:20 AM by Tuthmosis III

(I wrote these notes when I was bored in class over twenty-five years ago. Found them recently while cleaning up my desk. Sadly, but not surprisingly, nothing has changed.)


“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” -- Lord Acton (1834-1902)
Therefore, in the following, power = "that which corrupts"...

General Terms -
politics - the pursuit of power
government - the regulatory...
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Shah Jahan's Central Asian Campaign, 1645-1647

Posted August 4th, 2013 at 11:21 PM by civfanatic
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This is my narrative and analysis of the little-known war waged by the Mughals against the Uzbeks in Central Asia between 1645 and 1647. This military campaign was notable for being the only time, in all of recorded history, that an India-based power sought to annex Central Asian territory, and went on the offensive across the Hindu Kush for that purpose. The entire war was fought north of the Hindu Kush mountains, with the main Mughal base of operations being located at Balkh, and the Uzbek capital...
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Review: “1066 A New History of the Norman Conquest” (2011).

Posted September 6th, 2013 at 10:17 AM by John Paul
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Was Freud a Fraud?

Posted December 19th, 2013 at 10:58 AM by Gile na Gile
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The novelty of Freud's thought has waned by now but the 'unconscious' was a concept which had no scientific legitimacy prior to his work whereas nowadays it is an accepted norm and regarded as a fully integrated aspect of our psyche. All schools of modern psychotherapy regardless of theoretical persuasion are indebted wholly or in part to the work of Freud as are the many analysands (clients/patients) who have benefitted from it's insights. Of course there are many lousy therapists and cowboy interpretors...
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