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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian

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Consumerism: A Brief History
A Brief History. Presented by: Kenneth L. Sperling.
History of Consumerism. • Central Paradox: • How did the Puritan tradition of thrift and asceticism turn into a culture of spending and materialism? • It happened ...
American Consumerism in the 1950's
American Consumerism in the 1950's .... History: Postwar United States, 1946 to 1968, Revised Edition (Volume IX). ...
Consumerism and its Discontents: A Cultural History of Argentine
ABSTRACT. “Consumerism and its Discontents: A Cultural History of Argentine Development, 1958-1969” by. Katharine French-Fuller.

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'Creative Control' and the Coercive Confluence of Tech Branding and Classical
For quite a while, classical music had been used to insert tech into history, to assert that tech is not merely the stuff of machines, but rather a human achievement parallel to these historical works of sonic complexity. ...
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History of American Consumerism
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Early History of American Consumerism. From the colonial era until the late nineteenth century, the United States was a producer-oriented nation. Simply, most ...
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