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I'm into shit its interesting they don't teach you shit in school about history.

Obviously theres also alot of shit out there lots of innacurate sources.

I'm aware its a very broad subject but if anyone can reccomend books, documentaries on anything aslong as it is interesting and accurate I would be grateful

that bbc documentary on the history of racism :Y:

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I watched sum shit yesterday about america's planned war against the British empire in the early 20th century, only got ditched in the 1930s after the rise of nazi Germany, it was pretty crazy, like sum alternate universe, dunno if it's online though.

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Love History. So much shit out there to learn.

Learnt all about the Vietnam War and the Edo period of Japan in my own time once i left school. Personally would reccomend stuff from either. Although the latter is MASSIVE on what you can get on it.

Best book ive ever read was regarding Nam, called "We Were Soldiers Once… And Young", about Americas first large scale battle of the Vietnam War dropped into what they deemed at the time, a 'red zone'. Amazing read.

One of the best documentarys on the war was aired on BBC Four a few months ago actually, called "How Vietnam was Lost" based on a book called "They Marched into Sunlight", focusing on the political unrest back in the US at the time and about how a batallion was massacred in the space of 5 minutes, over 100 dead. Was nuts.

Part 1-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DObKsjoRKVA

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theres 5 more parts on youtube.

chomsky lecture on history of US Imperialism, its more broad gives a chance to go and check things for yourself after.

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Love History. So much shit out there to learn.

Learnt all about the Vietnam War and the Edo period of Japan in my own time once i left school. Personally would reccomend stuff from either. Although the latter is MASSIVE on what you can get on it.

Best book ive ever read was regarding Nam, called "We Were Soldiers Once… And Young", about Americas first large scale battle of the Vietnam War dropped into what they deemed at the time, a 'red zone'. Amazing read.

One of the best documentarys on the war was aired on BBC Four a few months ago actually, called "How Vietnam was Lost" based on a book called "The Marched into Sunlight", about the political unrest back in the US at the time and about how 4 batallions were massacred in the space of 5 minutees, over 100 dead. Was nuts.

Part 1-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DObKsjoRKVA

safe gonna check this out just ordered the book, was that mel gibson film taken from the book?

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safe gonna check this out just ordered the book, was that mel gibson film taken from the book?

Yeah loosely based on the book. Obviously with Gibson films it is historically very inaccurate. The book is brutally graphic, the film doesnt do what happened over that day and night justice at all.

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Love History. So much shit out there to learn.

Learnt all about the Vietnam War and the Edo period of Japan in my own time once i left school. Personally would reccomend stuff from either. Although the latter is MASSIVE on what you can get on it.

Best book ive ever read was regarding Nam, called "We Were Soldiers Once… And Young", about Americas first large scale battle of the Vietnam War dropped into what they deemed at the time, a 'red zone'. Amazing read.

One of the best documentarys on the war was aired on BBC Four a few months ago actually, called "How Vietnam was Lost" based on a book called "The Marched into Sunlight", about the political unrest back in the US at the time and about how a batallion was massacred in the space of 5 minutees, over 100 dead. Was nuts.

Part 1-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DObKsjoRKVA

safe gonna check this out

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The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall, Interesting bit of History for German.

Theres a few videos on Youtube about it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cggRzZ_N30M

If your still interested, theres a german film called 'The lives of others' which is based around the time of the Berlin Wall.

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presidential book of secrets starting on History +1 right now

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Where can I find African displays?

Me and a chick were at the V&A museum last week and after asking where their African section was lol smh...

The running gag for the day was we don't have any history :lol:

But honestly where can I find African displays in London :huh:

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Yea i love history, more4 and bbc4 has some decent history documentaries now and then.

Ive been following a programme called Back From The Dead on channel 4 recently, they analyse the skeletons from old battles to see their role in the battle and how they died, so far theyve done the crusaders in israel, nelsons navy and samurais in japan.

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Jack the Ripper programme on Channel 5 now.

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Where can I find African displays?

Me and a chick were at the V&A museum last week and after asking where their African section was lol smh...

The running gag for the day was we don't have any history :lol:

But honestly where can I find African displays in London :huh:

British Museum

Why would you go to V&A expecting Aff displays?

Displays of what for that matter?

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Love History. So much shit out there to learn.

Learnt all about the Vietnam War and the Edo period of Japan in my own time once i left school. Personally would reccomend stuff from either. Although the latter is MASSIVE on what you can get on it.

Best book ive ever read was regarding Nam, called "We Were Soldiers Once… And Young", about Americas first large scale battle of the Vietnam War dropped into what they deemed at the time, a 'red zone'. Amazing read.

One of the best documentarys on the war was aired on BBC Four a few months ago actually, called "How Vietnam was Lost" based on a book called "They Marched into Sunlight", focusing on the political unrest back in the US at the time and about how a batallion was massacred in the space of 5 minutes, over 100 dead. Was nuts.

Part 1-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DObKsjoRKVA

Read 'Dispatches' by Michael Herr. He was an embedded journalist in Vietnam, he wrote his book a few years after based on notes he took and things he remembered.

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the problem with history is its told in the eyes of the people telling you,

which is not always the truth.

the real cause of WW 1 or 2.for example..the main aspects are ridilled with lies

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One mans truth is another mans lie.

I used to love historial evidence where in hindsight, it was utter rubbish but at the time was used in a way for indoctrinating people.

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anyone direct me to anything about the Cold War? books (ebook or audio book, may consider an actual book), documentaries etc

particularly the Cuban Missile Crisis, and I still have no idea why the US and USSR got into that state when they were on the same side during WWII, now I really wanna look into it and Britain's involvement aswell

thanks

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I love history, very interesting. I personally read up on black history and english history. The objective of history should be to understand the past in order to intelligently predict the future, everyone knows the world works in cycles. But it's also important to remember that history is literally "his - story" so we must be careful what we take in our system as fact or nonsense

If your serious about knowledge join british library in kings x, place is packed with knowledge and it;s a nice spot to pick up the sexy intelligent girls

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anyone direct me to anything about the Cold War? books (ebook or audio book, may consider an actual book), documentaries etc

particularly the Cuban Missile Crisis, and I still have no idea why the US and USSR got into that state when they were on the same side during WWII, now I really wanna look into it and Britain's involvement aswell

thanks

AGE OF EXTREMES BY ERIC HOBSBAWM IS YOU

STUDYING IT ATM, PRETTY GD BOOK

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I love history, very interesting. I personally read up on black history and english history. The objective of history should be to understand the past in order to intelligently predict the future, everyone knows the world works in cycles. But it's also important to remember that history is literally "his - story" so we must be careful what we take in our system as fact or nonsense

If your serious about knowledge join british library in kings x, place is packed with knowledge and it;s a nice spot to pick up the sexy intelligent girls

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN BLACK BRITISH HISTORY READ RON RAMADIN'S "THE MAKING OF THE BLACK WORKING CLASS IN BRITAIN"

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I love history, very interesting. I personally read up on black history and english history. The objective of history should be to understand the past in order to intelligently predict the future, everyone knows the world works in cycles. But it's also important to remember that history is literally "his - story" so we must be careful what we take in our system as fact or nonsense

If your serious about knowledge join british library in kings x, place is packed with knowledge and it;s a nice spot to pick up the sexy intelligent girls

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN BLACK BRITISH HISTORY READ RON RAMADIN'S "THE MAKING OF THE BLACK WORKING CLASS IN BRITAIN"

Thanks - will check it out

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