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  1. Futurist

    Would Romania have been willing to unite with A-H in exchange for Transylvania?

    Would Romania have been willing to unite with Austria-Hungary in exchange for Transylvania? In Count Ottokar von Czernin's 1919 book about World War I (he was Austria-Hungary's Foreign Minister under Kaiser Karl in 1917-1918), he wrote this on page 57...
  2. Futurist

    Should Israel return the Golan Heights to Syria in exchange for peace?

    The Golan Heights is a territory between Israel and Syria which Israel captured in the 1967 Six-Day War: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golan_Heights This territory was Arab-majority before 1967, but most of its Arab population fled in 1967 and this territory is now about half-Jewish and...
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    Exchange of Fire Between Israel and Iran.

    Israel has attacked dozens of Iranian bases in Syria, killing 7 Iranians. Iran has responded by sending 20 rockets to Israeli-occupied Golan Heights (which is properly part of Syria). The conflict is now escalating with Israel now shelling Syria, including the capital Damascus. I think that...
  4. Futurist

    Why wasn't there a population exchange between Poland and the USSR after 1921?

    After the end of the 1921 Polish-Soviet War, there remained a lot of Ukrainians and Belarusians on the Polish side of the border and some Poles on the Soviet side of the border: Thus, what I am wondering is this--why wasn't a population exchange between Poland and the Soviet Union...
  5. G

    What if population exchange was implemented in India’s partition

    What if ambedkar’s Plan was implemented and all Hindus from Pakistan moves to the new India and all Muslims from India moved to Pakistan? What social, cultural, demographic, political and other impact would this have had in shaping the future? Do you think this would have been better in the...
  6. Hanslune

    Help on finding a London Exchange share list

    I am looking for some source that would list (like a share list of the London Exchange), ie what stocks were for sale or available on the exchange in the early 1840. I'm unable to find anything like that so I believe I may be using the wrong key words. Any suggestions? What I would be...
  7. JoanOfArc007

    The Exchange: Coco Chanel and the Nazi Party

    Some may have heard of the Chanel fashion brand it is quite massive. What some may not know is the founder of Chanel, Coco Chanel..was sympathetic to the German cause during WW2, It has long been known that Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel—the legendary French designer whose fashion empire bears her...
  8. S

    Exchange of letters between Alexander the Great and Porus king of India

    “The glorious battle between Alexander the Great and King Porus” – 18th century tinted woodcut When Alexander arrived with all his forces at the border of India, letter bearers sent by Poros, king of India, met him and gave him the letter of Poros. Alexander took it and read it out before his...
  9. R

    What vegetables were eaten in Europe before the Columbian exchange?

    I have always wondered what was eaten in Europe prior to the 1500's? I am particularly interested to hear what the Italians ate as almost all of their current 'traditional' cuisine is based on South American vegetables (potato, tomato etc)
  10. Q

    'exchange' of Clergy in 1327

    I have some questions regarding identifying the clergy in a parish church in East Sussex, in the 1300s. I’m struggling to understand what is going on – it’s hard work but it’s fun! I’d be grateful for any assistance, please. In “Sussex Archaeological Collections”, Volume 21, Page 60, (Section...
  11. N

    1939-40 Hannover Polish prisoner exchang

    Hello Looking at old translated family records, they state my Dad, a Polish soldier, was captured by Russians in Sept. 1939. Then there was a prisoner exchange between Germans and Russians in late 1939 or early 1940 in Hannover Germany and he ended up in Stalags. It must have been a big event...
  12. Gaius Julius Civilis

    Greek-Ottoman population exchange

    Following the Greco-Turkish War (1919–22), Greece and Turkey signed a population exchange agreement. This was more or less a recognition of the new demographic situation, following the expulsion and fleeing of over a million Greeks from different parts of Anatolia and lesser numbers that...
  13. Q

    Columbian Exchange

    Why was the addition of potatoes,sweet potatoes, maize, and cassava to the Old world agricultural regimes so revolutionary?
  14. G

    What if India and Pakistan had a population exchange treaty for Hindu-Muslims

    A hypothetical scenario would things have been better for the two nations if. India and Pakistan implemented a population exchange treaty similar to Greece-Turkey. So Muslims from India move to Pakistan enmasse and Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs, Jews, Zorastrians, Bahais from both sides of...
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    Why did Greece not expel Muslims of Western Thrace during population exchange

    Why did Greece not expel Muslims of Western Thrace during population exchange agreement with Turkey since Turkey made no such exception for Greeks of a specific area such as Constantinople and Aegean islands? What if Christians of Turkey and Muslims of Greece did not want to leave their place...
  16. C

    Need help choosing a topic relating to encounter, exchanges, and exploration

    Hello! Every year I compete in the national history day competition. This years theme is exploration, encounters, and exchanges. The topic I choose has to be modern enough to collect primary resources for but not within the last 10 or so years. I would prefer to do something not involving war...
  17. C

    I'm new and need help choosing a topic for a history project!

    Hello!!! Every year I compete in the national history day competition. This years theme is exploration, encounters, and exchanges. The topic I choose has to be modern enough to collect primary resources for but not within the last 10 or so years. I would prefer to do something not involving war...
  18. G

    What if India-Pak signed Hindu-Muslim population exchange agreement in 1947

    Where they exchanged Hindus/Sikhs/Buddhist/Jains/Zorastrians/Jews in Pak territory to India while India exchanged its Muslim population (all Urdu, Punjabi speaking Muslims to West and all Bengali speaking ones to East. Pakistan sending people of these faiths to India where India settles Hindu...
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    What was the exchange rate of medieval currencies to today's USD?

    What was the exchange rate of medieval currencies to today's USD? For examble guldens in the Kingdom of Bohemia? I realize that many centuries in the past price of product A was greater than prize of product B, and today (eg because of better technology, resources etc.) it can be reversely (A...
  20. G

    Why did Greece not exchange Muslims of Western Thrace with Turkey

    Why would it keep them when no Greeks were kept by Turkey on any side. I mean did Turkey keep any Greeks in Eastern Anatolia????Doesn't make sense.