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The Nemesis of Nations: Studies in History (Classic Reprint)
– April 1, 2010
THE NEMESIS OF NATIONS CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION The deeper our study of human history the more bewildered becomes our sense of the vast entanglement of the world's affairs. When the annals of mankind open we discover a number of communities apparently dwelling in isolation, but as we become familiar with their racial characteristics, their religions, their languages, and their laws we begin to detect signs not merely of contact but of kinship. Just as the frontier between Europe and Asia is artificial, so, many of the boundaries which divide nations and races are seen to be unreal. Long before history began to be written great racial amalgamations had occurred, and Asiatic types had appeared in Europe, and European types had appeared in Asia. Moreover, there was a time when Europe, Asia, and Africa formed a single continent. Geological evidence proves that Sicily, for instance, is part of a broken bridge which once united Africa and Europe, and that at Gibraltar the A
Table of Contents CONTENTS; CHAP PAGE; I INTRODUCTION i; II HINDUSTAN 23; III BABYLON 69; IV GREECE 131; V ROME 218; INDEX 339 About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology. Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the difficult to read text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org
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