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The East India Squadron on China Station, 1860-1861

The Commander-in-Chief feels called upon at this time to address those under his command upon the condition of our country. By the last mail we have authentic accounts of the commencement of “civil war” in the United States, by the attack and … Continue reading

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“Crowdsourcing” at Wikipedia – primary sources and the Haymarket Affair

The reliability of Wikipedia has long been recognized as iffy, and Yang Shen has always regarded Wikipedia as it would any encyclopedia – a place to start, to get some general background, and often some bias and inaccurate information. Wikipedia appears … Continue reading

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