foundations

  1. Y

    Foundations of Chinese Civilization: A Theory

    A while ago, I foundd a theory online that describes the earliest foundations of Chinese civilization, It implied that China was founded by Altaics who adopted a Cantonese language to rule the population better, perhaps leading to a divergence in Sinitic languages in the form of Mandarin. Now...
  2. Hasan

    Foundations of democracy: food for thought

    'Orthodoxy, conformity and the hounding of the dissident define the default position of mankind, and there is no reason to think that democracies are any different in this respect from Islamic theocracies or one-party totalitarian states. 'Of course, the opinions that are suppressed change from...
  3. Centrix Vigilis

    The Foundations of the Science of War

    Now well over 80 years old...it's precepts can still be seen in use today....it's not necessarily 'light' reading and it's lengthy ....but if you study war then my advice is to peruse one of the founding masters of 20th ce. armored warfare. MG JFC Fuller, CB-CBE-DSO It remains a classic...
  4. H

    WWI laid foundations for Cold War?

    Hey guys new to the forum. I'm a student at UCLA and in my Western Civ 2 class the professor lectured the two World Wars, and left us with a statement: The seeds sown during and immediately after WWI rather than WWII laid the foundations for the Cold War. The only thing that I can recall that...