Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler, Stalag Edition, book review

Being the Stalag edition it has some very simple English mistakes which can be easily excused by the fact it was translated in bulk by one German officer who knew English. It may be worth someone combing through this edition just to correct that as many of the mistakes are simple typos like misspellings of … Continue reading Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler, Stalag Edition, book review

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The rise of Enoch Powell: An examination of Enoch Powell’s attitude to immigration and race by Paul Foot, book review

  The book is made out of four chapters so I will break down each chapter. Chapter 1 is called 'Grand Imperialist to little Englander' and is essentially a list to letters by Enoch Powell and MPs, and news articles, and Paul Foot uses these to suggest Enoch Powell was dishonest and a hypocrite. The author's … Continue reading The rise of Enoch Powell: An examination of Enoch Powell’s attitude to immigration and race by Paul Foot, book review

Fascism: One hundred questions asked and answered, book review

A very interesting book, but very clearly slightly outdated by being written in the 1930s, however it is still mostly relevant and interesting. An example of the interesting parts is when Mosley explains where the term, Icons and salutes of Fascism come from. Fasces being a bundle of sticks collected together to create an unbreakable … Continue reading Fascism: One hundred questions asked and answered, book review

The evolutionary psychology behind politics: How Conservatism and Liberalism evolved within humans by Anonymous Conservative, book review

Within this book you will find an attempt to explain the Conservative and Liberal mindset through evolutionary psychology. The amount of sources and science would be intimidating if it wasn't such an easy to read book, which for myself represents the ability of the anonymous author to express difficult ideas in distilled words. The core … Continue reading The evolutionary psychology behind politics: How Conservatism and Liberalism evolved within humans by Anonymous Conservative, book review

A very short introduction: The welfare state by David Garland, book review

Many of the Very short introduction series books are brilliant, and a few are condescending, this is certainly more the latter than the former. Considering these little books are published by Oxford University Press and usually by a Professor in an English University you would expect the book to be scholarly written and packed full … Continue reading A very short introduction: The welfare state by David Garland, book review

John Milton’s Paradise Lost in Plain English by Joseph Lanzara, book review

If you're familiar with poetry of English literature then you most certainly know of John Milton and his epic English poem Paradise Lost. With knowing that book comes the knowledge of its challenge to the reader. Milton's epic poem is well known for its excessive use of commas, its lack of full stops and breaks … Continue reading John Milton’s Paradise Lost in Plain English by Joseph Lanzara, book review

Eat like you care: An examination of the morality of eating animals by Gary L. Francione & Anna Charlton, book review

This 138 page book on the morality of eating animals is set out into three sections. Firstly: an introduction and a simple examination of human nature when it comes to ethical issues surrounding the debate on eating animals. This is titled 'We're all Michael Vick: Our moral schizophrenia'. It examines why the public was so … Continue reading Eat like you care: An examination of the morality of eating animals by Gary L. Francione & Anna Charlton, book review