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Han Dynasty Agriculture

Posted May 8th, 2017 at 08:36 PM by HackneyedScribe
Updated June 7th, 2017 at 06:35 PM by HackneyedScribe

Agricultural had always been stressed by the Chinese literati as the foundation of the state, and under the Han dynasty agricultural production reached its first peak. The founding emperor, Liu Bang, was once a commoner himself. Although Liu the commoner showed no interest in agricultural pursuits, as emperor he soon realized the importance of agronomy for state building. It is without question that his heirs also adopted similar viewpoints. Canals were dug, fields were irrigated, and incentives...
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Posted January 17th, 2017 at 08:06 PM by General Winter
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A little bit belated post, but yet ...

It is good that the last holiday of any year is the 30th of December - the birthday of the USSR.

Even if the Soviet Union lies buried and is eaten by worms.

In 1970s Solzhenitsyn wrote mockingly in one of his scribble :what will you do with your class struggle and the dictatorship of the proletariat if a great meteorite falls or if the Arctic and Antarctic ice melts?

Soviet philosopher Mikhail Lifschitz...
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List of Mongol Generals:

Posted November 20th, 2016 at 02:42 PM by Piccolo
Updated November 24th, 2016 at 06:05 PM by Piccolo

List of Mongol and Mongol Empire generals?


Berk (brother of Batu)

The biggies:

Genghis Khan
Nogai- Perhaps the first leader of the Golden Horde after it devoluted from the Mongol Empire. More of a "King Maker" than a Khan though.



Yelü Chucai- A statesman...
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First Mongol invasion of Europe (among other notes on the Mongols......)

Posted November 20th, 2016 at 01:33 PM by Piccolo
Updated November 25th, 2016 at 07:59 PM by Piccolo

Here, I will post some random notes regarding the first Mongol invasions of Europe, among other Mongol campaigns, as well as other notes on the Mongolians.

I wonder if during the period the Mongols moved on west of eastern Ukraine; the Mongols had an Indian front as well.

I think there were from 1221-1327. Either involving the Mongols or the Chagatai Khanate.

Thus, there were Mongols activites around India from the period of 1235-1241 (around the time...
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The riddle of the Shudra, the Rajanya and the Kshatriya!

Posted November 17th, 2016 at 10:31 PM by Sanjay Sonawani

The scholars have miserably been misled or it has been a deliberate act on their part that they have tried to portray ancient India through the Vedic eyes, without paying any heed at the stark open facts those are present, known and yet neglected. Even the inferences they have tried to derive from the Vedic texts are only to prove their age-old notions, no matter how they are wrong. This is why the picture of the ancient Indian society and Vedic society is distorted for they did not consider them...
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