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Offline kathyp

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interesting ww2 stuff
« on: May 20, 2007, 01:37:27 PM »

this kind of goes back to our discussion on period documents.  i love to look at this stuff and try to put in in context with current events and technology.  it's also kind of interesting to take current events and try to see how they would have been handled or exposed in the past.

not so ancient history for some of us  ;)

One could not learn history from architecture any more than one could learn it from books. Statues, inscriptions, memorial stones, the names of streets ? anything that might throw light upon the past had been systematically altered. (1.8.85)

George Orwell  "1984"

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Re: interesting ww2 stuff
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2007, 03:21:14 PM »
History has been my passion during my youth. Drinking and drinking books. Countries, phylosophers explaining an universal meaning about the leadership (the empire, so heavy) like Plato or Nietzsche, and finally the man, being hero or being Homer Simpson, always man.

"being hero or being Homer Simpson," Hi, Don Quixote and Sancho again... ;)

Well, I enjoy the "mythologic" history of America, when the Spanish were guided by Marco Polo ideas, Catay and Cypango, and the Knight errants literature, and they thought that California was the famous island populated only by young girls...

Spain was there... 8-)

By the way, I have studied the modern history of USA too, of course    :)