The Barnes Review, January/February 1999: The Puzzling Origins of Ancient Sumer
VOLUME V, NUMBER 1
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Table of Contents
THE PUZZLING ORIGINS OF ANCIENT SUMER
By Vera Stark. Although they had vanished and been completely forgotten even by the time of the ancient Greeks and Romans, the Sumerians were a great civilization who must be credited with many “firsts.”
IS THERE A NEGRO RACE?
By Thomas Athol Joyce. A scholar from the past dispassionately helps to define racial terms, once commonplace, but now “taboo.”
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE PEOPLES OF AFRICA
By Robert E. Kuttner. Euphoric myths must be exploded for the sake of accurate history. An honest look at the history and prehistory of Africa shows what has been contributed by the Negro.
THE SAGA OF THE FREEDOM-LOVING KELTS
By John Tiffany. This Indo-European group of nations and tribes has achieved remarkable accomplishments. Their warriors, poets and priests may have contributed mightily to creating a world in which their posterity could know the meaning of liberty.
BRAINWASHING AMERICA: BRITISH PROPAGANDA 1939-45
By George Fowler. Britain, dead broke and played out, spun a web of deceit to ensnare American boys into fighting for the empire our ancestors fought to be free of. Includes a report by Vivian Bird on Britain’s bumbling Home Guard.
ROLE OF FRANCE & RUSSIA IN STARTING WWI, PART II
By Peter Hof. The never-before-told story of the complex circumstances surrounding the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and the unexplored role of French and Russian politicians in instigating World War I.
THE ‘WHITE’ SLAVE TRADE
By Michael Collins Piper. The same people who played a key role in the global agricultural slave trade of bygone years, involving millions of black and white victims, have also been important in so-called “white” slavery—forced prostitution. And that vicious traffic still continues today, with women of all races the victims.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE
By John Tiffany. Powerful African chiefs profited greatly from the shameful traffic in chattel slaves. In a review of the book The Slave Trade, by Hugh Thomas, TBR takes a look at this loathsome, yet ever-fascinating, subject.
THE NATIONS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT & ANCIENT EGYPT
By Michael J. Beaver. New light is shed on the various races mentioned in the Bible and ancient Egyptian writings. Could such groups as the Circassians and Canary Islanders be a remnant of a prehistoric Atlanto-Mediterranean race? Book review.
UNSPEAKABLE HORRORS OF THE PRAGUE HOLOCAUST
By Ingomar Pust. The mind rebels at grasping the sadistic butchery committed against ethnic Germans in 1945 Czechoslovakia. One eyewitness describes what he saw before escaping the carnage.
AUTHORITY & POWER: WHAT IT MEANS TO BE THE FÜHRER
By Leon Degrelle. What does it mean to be a leader? Former Belgian Waffen SS Gen. Leon Degrelle takes a look at what set Adolf Hitler apart from the common run of politicians and why his leadership was so successful.
8.5″×11″, saddle stitched, 80 pp., b/w illustrations