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It is hard to define where "the history of France" actually started. There was the realm of Francia since 481, the Kingdom of France since 987, experiments with different forms of republicanism and authoritarianism since 1789 until France finally arrived at its current form as a presidential democracy in 1958. So when one talks about "The ...


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There has been a recent political agenda by Turkey's government to expose French violence in Algeria as Genocide, in response to France's recognition of the Armenian genocide. Consequently, English and Arabic sources like Wikipedia may contain major propaganda injections, like that quote of 10 million from Andulu Agency government news agency. Muslim-French ...


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This has been all over the breaking news, although none of the news stories I found link to the actual study, so here's Reuters' take: The Italian National Institute of Health looked at 40 sewage samples collected from wastewater treatment plants in northern Italy between October 2019 and February 2020. An analysis released late on Thursday said samples ...


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Yes. This has its own ICD-10 code with F65.8, if it is based on sexual pleasure. But there are other reasons given for such practices. Most often some 'health' or 'spiritual' claim. But those are also often found interwoven and not easily separated. Under that ICD number we find grouped a lot of really ancient practices 'diagnosed' as some sort of paraphilia,...


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Willard did indeed send a letter to the French government in 1848, which can be found here: Letter to Dupont de l'Eure on the Political Position of Women. However, she does not ask for universal suffrage, but for the establishment of a separate female legislative council in addition to the main legislature, which would stay male-only: Suppose, [...] the ...


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