The Barnes Review, December 1997

The Barnes Review, December 1997

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Volume III, Number 12


 

Table of Contents

WHAT DID EZRA POUND REALLY SAY?

Everyone has heard of the “insane” American poet who went on the air for the Axis powers, but when you read his words he doesn’t sound so crazy after all.

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    The Barnes Review, December 1997The Barnes Review, December 1997: What Did Ezra Pound Really Say?

    Volume III, NUMBER 12


    Table of Contents

    WHAT DID EZRA POUND REALLY SAY?

    Everyone has heard of the “insane” American poet who went on the air for the Axis powers, but when you read his words he doesn’t sound so crazy after all.

    THE WAR PRAYER

    Mark Twain comments satirically on the madness of warfare. Although written at the time of the Spanish American War, it applies to most wars fought by the U.S.

    SCALP DANCE—FRONTIER HISTORY BORN OF CURRENT FICTIONS

    The American Indians weren’t always the nice guys as depicted in the establishment’s “noble savage” imagery. In fact, they could be downright monstrous when dealing with their enemies.

    THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS: A CONTRADICTION IN TERMS

    There is no freedom of speech in some parts of Europe today. A jailed revisionist historian speaks out against the book burners.

    TRUTH FOR GERMANY: THE GUILT QUESTION OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    Udo Walendy’s book reviewed. History is written by the victors in wars, but the truth may be something else again.

    THE SAARLAND VOTES TO JOIN GERMANY

    Hitler was willing to make an agreement instead, but France, confident she had the voters of the Saar in the palm of her hand, insisted on going ahead with a plebiscite. The French leaders were stunned when the vote came in: Overwhelmingly the Saarlanders chose to be part of Germany.

    STALIN’S ATROCITIES

    A professor examines a few of Stalin’s crimes that the press and most historians have ignored or downplayed, including torture, murder and mass expulsions of tens of millions.

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