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Spain & India

Sir Francis Drake

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Chapter 10 of The Law of Civilization and Decay

In the words of Mr. Froude: “Before the sixteenth century had measured half its course the shadow of Spain already stretched beyond the Andes; from the mines of Peru and the custom-houses of Antwerp the golden rivers streamed into her imperial treasury; Read more …

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The Eviction of the Yeomen

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Editor’s Note:

The following is roughly the first 40% of “The Eviction of the Yeomen,” chapter 9 of Brooks Adams’ The Law of Civilization and Decay.

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Against the Gold Standard

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Editor’s Note:

What follows is chapter 11, “Modern Centralization,” from Brooks Adams, The Law of Civilization and Decay, Read more …

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Brooks Adams’ The Law of Civilization & Decay

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Brooks Adams’ work on The Law of Civilization and Decay[1] is a reprint of the original American edition published in 1896. It was the first of a series of similar treatises and started the line followed, among others, by Spengler. Briefly its thesis is this — “As the attack in war masters the defence, and the combative instinct becomes unnecessary to the preservation of life, the economic supersedes the martial mind, being superior in bread-winning. Read more …

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Brooks Adams on the Romans

Peter Chardon Brooks Adams, 1848–1927

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Brooks Adams was an American historian and critic of capitalism from a classical republican/agrarian/populist point of view.

Brooks Adams was from an immensely accomplished family. He was a great-grandson of President John Adams, a grandson of President John Quincy Adams, a son of diplomat Charles Francis Adams, and the brother of Henry Adams, Read more …

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The Romans

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Chapter 1 of The Law of Civilization and Decay: An Essay on History
Second Edition
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1896 Read more …

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