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By the early 1970s, the Saar had a population of approximately 1,130,000, or
about 2 percent of the national total, although the average density of 439
inhabitants per square mile was almost double the national average. About 70
percent of ...
The early hand cannon and wheel- lock pistols for cavalry were succeeded by
flintlock and percussion muzzle-loading handguns and single-shot, metallic-
cartridge pistols. All functioned similarly to contemporary shoulder weapons but
In the early 19th century all the subject matter of the social sciences was
discussed under the heading of moral philosophy. Even after Auguste Comte
introduced the word sociologie in 1838, the matter was combined with other
subjects for ...
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