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The Home of the Indo-Europeans By Harold H. Bender
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Written by a professor of Indo-Germanic Philology in Princeton University, this masterpiece of detective work pieces together evidence from the study of language, geography, history and skeletal... More > archaeology to establish the original homeland of the Indo-European people. Professor Bender points out that while linguistic relationship is not itself sufficient proof of racial relationship, when combined with archaeological, historical and skeletal evidence, it can provide valuable indicators of common cultural ancestry. His conclusion, after clinically researching the evidence for Asia and Europe, is that the original home of the Indo-Europeans of the “great plain of central and south-eastern Europe, which embraces, roughly, the present Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine, and Russia south and west of the Volga.”< Less
The Religious Attitudes of the Indo-Europeans By Hans F.K. Günther
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Leading pre-war racial scientist Hans F.K. Günther provides an insightful overview of the religion of pre-Christian Indo-European peoples from India to Iceland. Through a comparison of the basic... More > values, teachings, practices and holy books, he identifies to commonalities which underpinned all those religions, and then juxtaposes them against Christianity. Included in this broad scope is an analysis of the Indian, Persian, Sacaean, Armenian, Slavic and Baltic languages, and of the Greek, Italian, Celtic and Teutonic dialects. He concludes that it is possible to determine a common or primal Indo-European language, approximating to the latter part of the early Stone Age. In the same way, through an examination of the laws and legal customs of the different Indo-European languages, he also reveals a primal Indo-European attitude towards law and social structure.< Less
The Religious Attitudes of the Indo-Europeans By Hans F.K. Günther
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Leading pre-war racial scientist Hans F.K. Günther provides an insightful overview of the religion of pre-Christian Indo-European peoples from India to Iceland. Through a comparison of the basic... More > values, teachings, practices and holy books, he identifies to commonalities which underpinned all those religions, and then juxtaposes them against Christianity. Included in this broad scope is an analysis of the Indian, Persian, Sacaean, Armenian, Slavic and Baltic languages, and of the Greek, Italian, Celtic and Teutonic dialects. He concludes that it is possible to determine a common or primal Indo-European language, approximating to the latter part of the early Stone Age. In the same way, through an examination of the laws and legal customs of the different Indo-European languages, he also reveals a primal Indo-European attitude towards law and social structure.< Less
A Grammar of Modern Indo-European By Carlos Quiles
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A Grammar of Modern Indo-European is a complete reference guide to a modern, revived Indo-European language. It contains a comprehensive description of Proto-Indo-European grammar and offers an... More > analysis of the complexities of the prehistoric language and its reconstruction. Written in a fresh and accessible style, this book focuses on the real patterns of use in a modern Europe's Indo-European language.The book is well organized and is filled with full, clear explanations of areas of confusion and difficulty. It also includes an extensive index, glossary of linguistic terms and numbered paragraphs designed to provide readers easy access to the information they require. An essential reference source for the learner and user of Indo-European, this book will be the standard work for years to come.< Less
A Grammar of Modern Indo-European By Carlos Quiles
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A Grammar of Modern Indo-European is a complete reference guide to a modern, revived Indo-European language. It contains a comprehensive description of Proto-Indo-European grammar and offers an... More > analysis of the complexities of the prehistoric language and its reconstruction. Written in a fresh and accessible style, this book focuses on the real patterns of use in a modern Europe's Indo-European language.The book is well organized and is filled with full, clear explanations of areas of confusion and difficulty. It also includes an extensive index, glossary of linguistic terms and numbered paragraphs designed to provide readers easy access to the information they require. An essential reference source for the learner and user of Indo-European, this book will be the standard work for years to come.< Less
The Indo-Europeans: Their Origins and Achievements By Charles Morris
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Originally published in 1888 as “The Aryans,” this book is a beautifully-written cultural history of the Indo-European peoples. The author admits that there was no “Aryan... More > race” per se, but only a family of Indo-European language speakers who had a common origin. This engrossing book covers all Indo-European speakers from Ireland through to Afghanistan. It includes the development of ancient Indo-European households, farming arrangements, legal systems, culture, religion, language and political development. Read of the tales from the Rig-Vedas, their similarity to the Greek and Roman myths, and the parallels with the Norse Edda and even Cúchulainn in Ireland. A treasure-trove of facts, myths and storytelling, ending with a prognosis of future racial development. Written in a time of European supremacy, the author’s predictions have been reversed, but contain the lesson of the futility of “white supremacy” and that the only path to racial preservation lies in separation, not rule over others.< Less
The Indo-Europeans: Their Origins and Achievements By Charles Morris
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Originally published in 1888 as “The Aryans,” this book is a beautifully-written cultural history of the Indo-European peoples. The author admits that there was no “Aryan... More > race” per se, but only a family of Indo-European language speakers who had a common origin. This engrossing book covers all Indo-European speakers from Ireland through to Afghanistan. It includes the development of ancient Indo-European households, farming arrangements, legal systems, culture, religion, language and political development. Read of the tales from the Rig-Vedas, their similarity to the Greek and Roman myths, and the parallels with the Norse Edda and even Cúchulainn in Ireland. A treasure-trove of facts, myths and storytelling, ending with a prognosis of future racial development. Written in a time of European supremacy, the author’s predictions have been reversed, but contain the lesson of the futility of “white supremacy” and that the only path to racial preservation lies in separation, not rule over others.< Less
Women in Prehistoric Indo European Society By Paul Proulx
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Throughout the 19th century scholars believed that the Proto Indo European (PIE) society had cross cousin marriage, matrilineal descent, and matriarchy (a female version of patriarchy). Then by the... More > middle of the 20th century, the backlash was proclaiming just the opposite: that PIE society was patrilineal and patriarchical, and had husband centered residence. Friedrich (1966:9) even speculated that "widows may have been marked for some mortuary ritual; sacrifice and interment with the husband." Now new insights suggest that the 19th century scholars may have been closer to right than the later ones. The evidence for husband centered residence and patriliny does not withstand critical examination, and, although there is no evidence of matriarchy, the evidence for wife centered residence is good. Matriliny too seems very likely, and women evidently had important active roles cementing family alliances. The trail of these new insights begins among the eastern Algonquian peoples...< Less
Women in Prehistoric Indo European Society By Paul Proulx
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Throughout the 19th century scholars believed that the Proto Indo European (PIE) society had cross cousin marriage, matrilineal descent, and matriarchy (a female version of patriarchy). Then by the... More > middle of the 20th century, the backlash was proclaiming just the opposite: that PIE society was patrilineal and patriarchical, and had husband centered residence. Friedrich (1966:9) even speculated that "widows may have been marked for some mortuary ritual; sacrifice and interment with the husband." Now new insights suggest that the 19th century scholars may have been closer to right than the later ones. The evidence for husband centered residence and patriliny does not withstand critical examination, and, although there is no evidence of matriarchy, the evidence for wife centered residence is good. Matriliny too seems very likely, and women evidently had important active roles cementing family alliances. The trail of these new insights begins among the eastern Algonquian peoples...< Less
CULTURAL TRADITIONS AND ORIGIN INDO-EUROPEANS By S. V. Zharnikova
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The book is an outstanding scientist Svetlana Vasilevna Zharnikova "Cultural traditions and the origin of the Indo-Europeans" is devoted to the study of cultural traditions and the origin... More > of the Indo-Europeans. The book uses inaccessible funds Soviet museums. This encyclopedic work answers the question of the origin of Indo-European cultural traditions. The book was written in 1984-2004 as materials in Information bulletin International Association for the study of the cultures of Central Asia. Since that time, there were additional materials, confirming the view of the author.< Less