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What's the earliest evidence of drug abuse?

What's the earliest evidence of drug abuse?

Let's define drug abuse as drug use that is harmful to to the user or to others. Evidence of alcohol and opiates go back thousands of years, but some reading hasn't revealed when these substances s…

PhD dissertations from Nazi Germany

PhD dissertations from Nazi Germany

Inspired by this question, which asks for a list of students who were expelled from universities in Nazi Germany, I would be interested in knowing where I might be able to find more information about

Jar With Stylized Landscape, Majiayao Culture

Jar With Stylized Landscape, Majiayao Culture

A pottery jar with stylized landscape from Gansu or Qinhai Province, China. Produced by the Majiayao Culture, late 4th / early 3rd millennium BCE. Exhibited at Museum Rietberg, Zurich, Switzerland.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Biography of Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Charleston Diary of Captain Johann Hinrichs - History

Charleston Diary of Captain Johann Hinrichs - History

CharlestonDiary of Captain Johann Hinrichs. April 24, 1780 . I was ordered by Major General Leslie at three oclock this morning to take thirty men and occupy the left of the advanced work, while Lieutenant von Winzingeroda with thirty jagers was to proceed to the right. When I arrived at the part thrown up last night, I had my jagers halt, while I myself and two men inspected the work, for I was aware of our light way of building and knew that we were right under the enemy& 39;s outer works.

Congress passes Communist Control Act

Congress passes Communist Control Act

Congress passes the Communist Control Act in response to the growing anticommunist hysteria in the United States. Though full of ominous language, many found the purpose of the act unclear.In 1954, the Red Scare still raged in the United States. Although Senator Joseph McCarthy, the most famous of the “red hunters” in America, had been disgraced earlier in the summer of 1954 when he tried to prove that communists were in the U.