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I literally have no idea what happened here between the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the rise of Fascism.
Can I get a quick rundown?
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>>11091976
I know but here's the thing. They broke up into a bunch of little nations with a few of these little nations having enough money to cause shit for centuries and other ones being conquered or becoming a big kingdom. Simply put the north became city states and fucked with each other and were fucked with while going into trade and art and stuff. The pope was king of the middle and when not running the church was defending or expanding his kingdom. The south was conquered by the bourbons or something and did it's own thing while Sicily was at points either a part of that, independent, or part of someone else. It's far more complicated than that but thats the gist of it. Also a guy called Garibaldi unified Italy and convinced the Pope to accept being the Vatican for independence in exchange for the rest of the city. A bunch of really good artists were from here at the time, the French fucked with them. It was a mercenary paradise, and the Medici family are important. They petered out after unification in the manufacturing race and had a hard time seeing themselves as one country again for awhile and local loyalty is still huge since each city was more or less a kingdom for so long and the north and the south and Sicily hate each other. There is a lot more but that is as quick as I can do it.
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>>11091976
Germanic Chieftains
Medieval kingdom
Trade
More trade
Decentralizing authority
City states
Trading and trading and trading
Feuding between merchants and nobility
Feuding between pope supporters and Emperor supporters
Feuding between noble families and noble families
Plague
Art, Poetry, Comedies, Sculptures
Rampant catholic corruption
Fervent Catholicism nevertheless

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>>11092071
Oh forgot to put
>After Napoleon falls, Italy is almost entirely under Austrian domination if not outright integration
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>get conquered by germans after the fall of the western Roman empire
>Gothic wars, Byzantium conquers Italy
>3 years later northern Italy get conquered by germans again while the south is mainly controlled by Byzantium and the pope creates his state in the center
>FFW 200 years, northern Italy get conquered by Charlemagne while the islands are conquered by the Arabs
>After Charlemagne northern Italy splits in a lot of tiny states and joins the HRE while the pope conquers all central Italy and the south is still mainly controlled by Byzantium
>During late middle ages Sicily get invaded by Normans and briefly conquers the south
>Renaissance, Italy is still split in a lot of tiny countries but the merchant republics at rich at
>Italian wars, the south is conquered by Spain while the north quits the HRE
>During modern era almost nothing happens, Italy is briefly united under Napoleonic rule
>1861, a guy named Garibaldi unites Italy for the savoyard king
>Bunch of wars with Austria for Venice and stuff in northern Italy and a bunch of useless wars in Africa
>1915, Italy joins WW1 but doesn't get all the territory that was promised by the anglos, Italians get really rally angry and starts doing a lot of strikes, a guy named Mussolini just kills all these strikers and in 1922 he march on Rome and become the Italian dictator
>Italy become Germany ally and in 1940 joins WW2, complete disaster, Mussolini dies and after a referendum Italy become a republic
>Post war economic boom, Italy becomes one of the richest countries in Europe
>2008 global financial crises hits hard and Italy starts slowly declining losing its status as a major power

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>>11091976
So at a moment there were cool city states

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Which one of you did this?
https://youtu.be/8rWnuuEN024
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>>11091280
Maybe the many, many academic works that have disproved him?
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>>11091715
name 3
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>>11091715
nazis were state capitalist at the very least though anon, and that circles back to being socialist because every "socialist" country IS state capitalist, see: China, USSR
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>>11091855
Just because a country calls itself socialist doesn't mean they are socialist. China and Nazi Germany are both examples of that.
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>>11091087
Well, he's right.

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>homo deus
what do you think about that book?
allegedly it is very popular and promoted
i think it fits /his/ because the author is a historian
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>life expectancy used to be 30
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>>11092089
Where does that number even come from, nobody ever gave me a source for it
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>>11092089
It did.
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>>11092089
This meme is to history what animal farm is to communist debates and what the Holocaust is to nazism. Nothing else has caused more harm to discussion than this meme.
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here is some historical survival curves if you are curious.
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>>11092198
It is a estimated avarage, they used the actual life-expectancy of 50 to 60 years and avaraged it with infant mortality.

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Why can't the same arguments used to defend imperialism & slavery not be used to defend communism?

Under slavery, you had free food, free healthcare, a place to stay, and guaranteed right to work.

Without imperialism, many countries of inferior races would have not have the advancements in technology brought by settlers. Communism apparently these things too, yet, communists angry when you U.S. imperialism good for Native Americans.

I don't see why leftists get enraged when the facts don't lie.
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>>11092051
It's youtube clickb8face.
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>>11092111
I don't understand why there are so many of them. How can you take a picture of yourself that looks like that and not immediately delete it?
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>>11092133
Someone realized that the number of views is a little better, so now everyone is doing it.

There is a kind of modern community tragedy in this habit where every individual YouTuber is better off using clickbait thumbnails, but YouTube as a whole is losing its appeal, and content creators are slowly killing their own platform, but no one is interested to actually stop doing it.
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>>11091577
If it's free, there shouldn't be a meaningful opportunity cost. If your employer gives you 'free' housing in exchange for a 20% salary cut, it's not free. Slavery and imperialism both have obvious opportunity costs, compared to the ready alternative. Communism does create opportunity costs, but the ready alternative is far less clear on how it would affect those (not being Communist is not sufficient for economic development).
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>>11092314
A system a ideological one is a vague blueprint, in practice all socialist experiments are they own thing and respond to cultural idiocincracy.

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>girl tells me people are talking behind my back
>ask her what its about
>people think I am quarreling with the professors and asking questions to show off my knowledge
>normies get mad because I ask questions at Uni
>people now hate me because I asked questions about things I was unsure about
Law school everybody, dont make the same mistake.

How come the Roman empire was deemed “too big to handle,” hence the partition, but China has managed to remain as this monstrous united entity for millennia, despite endless rebellions, wars and regime changes?
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A: Rome had no civil-military stability, and suffered constant coups. This directly led to overtaxation, economic crises, hyperinflation, declines in trade, and a range of of other self destructive behaviors. China basically didn't have military coups because the military was politically lower on the totem pole than the Confucian bureaucracy and the nobility.

B: Europe has an enormous number of natural barriers and a lower population. Using a lower number of resources to defend a militarily more indefensible frontier is naturally more challenging. This is also why the Byzantine Empire didn't collapse, they were a much richer, much more geographically defensible region.

Any answer other than these two is brainlet
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>>11087154
>China has always had the modern boundaries of the PRC

idiot
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>>11091896
And Ming was one of the bigger dynasties
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>>11087271
This has to be bait
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>>11088032
>Wuding of Shang (58 years)
>Wu of Han (54 years)
>Taizong of Tang (23 years)
>Hongwu Of Ming (30 years)
>Kangxi and Qianlong of Qing (both 61 years)
>Not strong and long-ruling emperors
The absolute state of Chinese /his/torians.

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Polish MP just tweeted this. Thoughts /his/?
Translation
>I'm not speaking here as a politician (as a politician this statement damages me!) but as a learned man trying to establish the Truth. As a judge I would without a doubt sentence Adolf Hitler to death (I am a supporter of death penalty - are you?) because there were a lot of reasons to do so - but when it comes to the Holocaust... I'd have to acquit him!!!
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heheh... yess.... good untermensch, you get the prestigious job of shifting the corpses of unfortunate typhoid victims into the furnaces
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>>11091810
A decision based on evidence. Smart man. Top bad the masses are too stupid to do something like this
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>>11091810
He doesn't say holocaust didn't happen, he tries to say Hitler was unaware of Holocaust.
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>>11092193
He's a brainlet.
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>>11092028
He is of German descent though, he would have been Eingedeutscht

Was the 19th century the last time people were super based Christians?

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>>11091575
here comes the corn syrup
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>>11091551
the jew cries out in pain as he strikes you
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>>11091551
What a load of BS.
JIDF think people believe this crap ?!
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>>11091551
>Rome is the victim in the Roman-Judea conflict. Rome helps Jewish civilians while fighting the terrorist regimes who falsely blame them for terrorist attacks they do themselves against their own people and Rome.
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>>11091551
>Confederate is the victim in the American Civil war. Confederate help wounded unionist while fighting the terrorist regimes who falsely blame them for only fighting for "slavery" they do themselves against their own people and America

no wonder the Native princess fell in love with him
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>>11091388
>he really is, imagine how debastated his family is by his failure, what a waste a terrible waste of a human life
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>>11089000
coping latin mutt
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>>11091244
kekked
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>>11085282
Literally nothing wrong with being indio. Why is being an invader a good thing again?
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>>11092158
reminder not to reply to the Cuban retard with brown hands

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What is fascism? I still don't get it.

Trannies say fascism is when you call someone a nigger in walmart, and boomers say its just another way of saying socialism.

What is actual fascism?
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>>11091550
That’s not what I said you stupid bitch. I said the Italians are the best example of fascism, they literally fucking invented it and implemented it first. I don’t give a fuck what some German pagan larpers did
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>>11088334
It's state capitalism with hugo boss costumes.
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>>11091420
>Fascism is against Jazz
DO NOT GOOGLE Romano Mussolini
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>>11091489
>social republic.
Meme country, lasted 18 months, barely had control on half the country, literally a puppet for Third Reich
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corporatism would definitely play a part

Is Calvinism bullshit?

Therefore, as one trespass led to condemnation for all men, so one act of righteousness leads to justification and life for all men.
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>>11092124
>is a system of belief built around worshiping a jewish preacher as the eternal god and creator of all existence bullshit?

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Can someone give me a quick rundown on the contry?

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Was male virginity ever valued historically?
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>>11091442
People mutate and their genetic quality deteriorates, especially if the father is old, and especially if we haven't been under harsh Darwinian conditions for 200 years.
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>>11091414
>>11091442
Never heard of mutations?
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>>11091944
Not only does it not work that (ever heard of recessive genes?) they're just not relevant for human reproduction, especially not in the past when people didn't even have a clue of such things.
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>>11091143
yes, Germanic males who were virgins into their 30s were seen as more vigorous than their married peers.
it was no fap but no sex
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>>11091143
>OP makes a shitpost
>Turns into high quality thread
lol




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