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The Bloody White Baron by James Palmer
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The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen
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Falange by Stanley G. Payne
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A real page-turner until the unfortunate death of José Antonio Primo de Rivera, the playboy fascist whose colorful and violent rhetoric was balanced by good sense, style and charm. Payne's account of fascism in Spain before Franco is matter-of-fact a...more
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Metaphysics of War by Julius Evola
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Meditations on Violence by Rory Miller
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Hold Back This Day by Ward Kendall
Hold Back This Day
by Ward Kendall
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A surprisingly good read -- a page-turner, even -- with inventive details and incisive commentary on multiculturalism and systems of human organization.
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Why We Fight by Michael O'Meara
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The basic creed of the gangster, and for that matter of any other type of criminal, is that whatever a man has is his only so long as he can keep it, and that the one who takes it away from him has not done anything wrong, but has merely demonstrated his smartness.Herbert Asbury
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Yukio Mishima
“The cynicism that regards hero worship as comical is always shadowed by a sense of physical inferiority”
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“...an early missionary in New Zealand heard a Maori warrior taunting the preserved head of an enemy chief in the following fashion:

You wanted to run away, did you? but my meri (war club] overtook you: and after you were cooked, you made food for my mouth. And where is your father? he is cooked: and where is your brother? he is eaten:-and where is your wife? there she sits, a wife for me:-and where are your children? there they are, with loads on their backs, carrying food, as my slaves.' In Maori warfare, decapitation marked the beginning, not the end, of a vanquished warrior's humiliation.”
Lawrence Keeley

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“I've always considered writing the most hateful kind of work. I suspect it's a bit like fucking, which is only fun for amateurs. Old whores don't do much giggling.”
Hunter S. Thompson, The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time

“I will set up my name in the place where the names of famous men are written, and where no man’s name is written yet I will raise a monument to the gods.”
Anonymous, The Epic of Gilgamesh

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“a samurai is a total human being, whereas a man who is completely absorbed in his technical skill has degenerated into a ‘function’, one cog in a machine.”
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