History databases (was: Re: How Memes Work)

Damien Broderick (damien@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au)
Thu, 14 Aug 1997 12:48:27 +0000

At 06:55 PM 8/13/97 +0200, Anders wrote:

>Yes, it is surprising how much history there are and so little usable
>*data* (I would really like to have a database where I could ask
>questions like "list all military conflicts between democratic
>nations" or "plot a histogram of the lifespans of all

Vast amounts of sorted data are available (for a price) from the Foundation
for the Study of Cycles at


...or so their site informs us.

Damien Broderick