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20th Century History books General thread Hipster Slut 14/11/06(Thu)03:32 No. 17352
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File 141524113271.jpg - (273.01KB , 1163x816 , book_gottfried_feder_hadding_scott-jpeg.jpg )

Note: I apologize if the "attention grabbing" picture in this post offends anybody, I will explain why I used this picture at the bottom of this post.

This is a thread for books and (youtube) videos on the history of the 20th century, focusing especially on the period of chaos and world-wide warfare that started with the Russo-Japanese war in 1904 and ended with the fall of Communism and the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact in 1991.

I would like the focus of this thread to be on what professional historians call "Primary Source Documents", which means the books were written by people who were actually there and were actually involved in what was happening at the time. So good examples of the kind of books I'm looking for are:

(1) A book on World War 1 or World War 2, written by an actual general or soldier who fought in WW1 or WW2 (ideally explaining things such as the cause of the war, why they were fighting, etc).

(2) A book on a political doctrine written by the founder of the doctrine (i.e. a book on Stalinism written by Stalin, a book on Fascism written by Mussolini, a book on National Socialism written by an actual German Nazi, etc. etc.).

(3) If the book isn't a primary source document itself, then its ok as long as the book has lots of scholarly footnotes and citations that can lead you to other primary source documents.

The book in the picture in this post is a book on economics that was written in 1919 by German economist Gottfried Feder, see:

http://www.amazon.com/Manifesto-Abolition-Enslavement-Interest-Gottfried-ebook/dp/B009Q85R32/

and the publishing of this book led directly to the founding of the DAP (later re-named to the NSDAP) and most people believe the DAP/NSDAP played a big part in the events that led to WW2, which is why I used this image in the first post in this thread (reading this book and understanding what motivated the Germans to fight the way they did would probably be a key part of understanding WW2 history). Also the bright red color and Hindu/Buddhist looking symbol on the cover are a pretty good way to attract people's attention.


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Hipster Slut 14/11/06(Thu)03:37 No. 17353
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File Feder-InterestSlavery-trans_Hadding_Scott.pdf - (639.89KB )

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Ok, attached to this post is an actual pdf of the book by Gottfried Feder that was alluded to in my first post (like I said before, I think reading this book is key to understanding the causes of World War 2).

This pdf book used to be hosted on archive.org but I think Hasbara attempted to take this book offline to censor it, and I am against the censorship of books (regardless whether the author was George Orwell, Gottfried Feder, or anybody else).

So I have attached a pdf of the Gottfried Feder book on "Breaking Debt Interest Slavery" to this post. More primary source documents on 20th century history (maybe some books on Marxism or Communism or American style liberal democracy and capitalism) will probably be uploaded in this thread later.




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