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Old November 9th, 2012, 12:59 PM   #51

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French Revolution
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Old November 9th, 2012, 04:47 PM   #52

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My area of interrest is social conditons during Industrial Revolution
Also aerial warfare in WW I
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Old November 9th, 2012, 05:25 PM   #53
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History of boxing and prizefighting-I had a book published on same back in 1988 by a leading publisher.
B-Aerial warfare.
C-American history.1750-to present.
D-German history -especially the Nazis.
E-British and European history
F-Showbiz history in the USA, Britain and Europe.
G-Soccer history.
H-Ecclesiastical history.
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Old November 9th, 2012, 05:58 PM   #54
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I am most interested in the Prussian take over of Germany, and the fact the US adopted the German model of bureaucracy and German model of education for technology, for military and industrial purpose. This imitation of Germany has great social and political ramifications. I am afraid if we do not understand these matters, we may have fought the wars for nothing, because we are not the democracy we defended in two world wars.

I accidentally feel into this information when I began search for the set of American values every child was taught, when we had liberal education. I expected to find one old, grade school text book that would give me the information I was looking for. I found a copy of the 1917 National Education Association Conference. This is all the speeches made when we were mobilizing for war, and I learned more about our education and war than I expected.

That same day I bought Charles Sarolea's book "The Anglo-German Problem" written in 1912 and published by New York and London Knickerbocker Press in 1915. I knew we had modeled our education after Germany's education for technology, and was curious about Germany, a country we both went to war against and imitated.

I now have a sizable library of old books, mostly about education and old text books. A few books about Germany printed during the first and second world wars, and several old books on the history of Europe. It is like I became obsessed and almost every subject seems to relate to this change from the old world order to the New World Order and the Neo Con's Bush and Cheney and our national debt.

We are caught up in global change and need to rethink history, and our present, and with more knowledge than humanity has ever had, we need to design a truly new future. We might want to remember the US was a New Social Order, and stop destroying it?
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Old November 9th, 2012, 06:07 PM   #55

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I don't remember what i answered to earlier in the thread, but i seem to have noticed that i have been drawn more to the second world war currently, for some reason?
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Old November 9th, 2012, 07:00 PM   #56

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Native americans especially Geronimo, rome, and 1500-1800.
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Old November 12th, 2012, 05:13 AM   #57

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Some how I missed this thread and started a new one so after making a mistake I will re publish what mine here plus one extra.
1. Roman. I love everything about them, the myths the buildings, the characters, the military and how much it has in common with modern western history. my favorite periods in it is the flavian's, Trojan and Hadrian.
2. British. As im from the UK it does really intrest me especally the royal family, navy and many other things that I can put my finger on at the moment.
3. World War 2. It's probaly because it's so fresh in the memories of the us and having known people who served in it.
4. Napolonic Wars. I really like the Duke of Wellington's campaigns and Horatio Nelson's navy battles.
5. Christian History. I like the orgin's, myths, like old church's, the templars, and the crusades.
6. Sport History. I like the orgins of football and rugby and I also like the history of the modern olympics.
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Old November 12th, 2012, 05:18 AM   #58
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I don't know how it happened exactly, but close to 40 years ago I remember begging my Mom to order a WW2 Time Life book set. Each week or month, I forget which, I received the new edition. WW2 has always been my favorite history topic ever since, especially the Pacific War, and Air Power both in Europe and the Pacific. Blitzkreig always fascinated me as well.
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Old November 12th, 2012, 05:20 AM   #59

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Wow, pretty much everything I can get my hands on to.
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Old November 12th, 2012, 05:22 AM   #60

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American History 1607 to 1815
American Indian Wars
World War I
Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution
America's westward expansion

hmmm, I think I see a pattern developing
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