V. The Dark Ages

A. Byzantium

1. Edward Gibbon
a. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, corr. ed. Ed. David Wormersley. New York City: Penguin Books, 1994: Vol. II, Ch. 40-41, 43-46.
b. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, corr. ed. Ed. Wormersley. New York City: Penguin Books, 1994: Vol. III, Ch. 48, 53
2. John Julius Norwich
a. Byzantium, Vol. I: The Early Centuries. 1988. Rpt. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989: Ch. 9-18.
b. Byzantium, Vol. II: The Apogee. 1991. Rpt. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.
c. Byzantium, Vol. III: The Decline and Fall. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995: Ch. 1.
3. Others
The Glory of Byzantium: Art and Culture of the Middle Byzantine Era, A.D. 843-1261. Ed. Helen C. Evans and William D. Wixom. New York City: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1997.
Lamb, Harold. Constantinople: Birth of an Empire. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957: Ch. 2-8.
Patlagean, Evelyne. "Byzantium in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries." A History of Private Life, Vol. I: From Pagan Rome to Byzantium. Ed. Paul Veyne. Trans. Arthur Goldhammer. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard UP, 1987: Pt. 5.
Procopius of Caesarea. The Secret History. 1623. Trans. Anthony Kaldellis. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing, 2010.
Rosen, William. Justinian’s Flea: Plague, Empire, and the Birth of Europe. New York City: Viking, 2007: Ch. 3-9, 12.
Sypeck, Jeff. Becoming Charlemagne, Europe, Baghdad, and the Empires of A.D 800. New York City: Ecco, 2006: Ch. 2.

B. Christianity

1. The Roman Catholic Church
Catholicism and Politics in Communist Societies. Ed. Pedro Ramet. Durham, N.C.: Duke UP, 1990: Ch. 5.
Johnson, Paul et al. The Papacy. 1997. Rpt. New York City: Barnes & Noble Books, 2005: Ch. 3-4.
Seldes, George. The Vatican: Yesterday – Today –Tomorrow. New York City: Harper & Brothers, 1934: Ch. 4, 11.
Weigel, George. God’s Choice: Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church. New York City: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005: Ch. 2, 4.
Woods, Thomas E. Jr. How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2005: Ch. 2-3, 6.
2. George Grant
a. The Dispossessed: Homelessness in America. Fort Worth, Texas: Dominion Press, 1986: Ch. 12.
b. Third Time Around: A History of the Pro-Life Movement From the First Century to the Present. Brentwood, Tenn.: Wohlgemuth & Hyatt, Publishers, 1991: Ch. 3.
3. Rousas John Rushdoony
a. The One and the Many: Studies in the Philosophy of Order and Ultimacy. 1971. Rpt. Vallecito, Calif.: Chalcedon/Ross House Books, 1997: Ch. 7.
b. Christianity and the State. Vallecito, Calif.: Ross House Books, 1986: Ch. 19.
c. Foundations of Social Order: A Study in the Creeds and Councils of the Early Church, rev. ed. Vallecito, Calif.: Ross House Books, 1998: Ch. 1-10, 15-16, 19-22.
4. Others
Davis, R.H.C. A History of Medieval Europe: From Constantine to Saint Louis, 2nd rev. ed. 1988. Rpt. Harlow, U.K.: Pearson Longman, 2006: Pt. 1, Ch. 4; Pt. 2, Ch. 2.
Dimont, Max I. Jews, God and History, rev. ed. New York City: New American Library, 1994: Ch. 18.
Hancock, Graham, and Robert Bauval. The Master Game: Unmasking the Secret Rulers of the World, rev. ed. New York City: Disinformation Co., 2011: Ch. 3.
P. Johnson. A History of Christianity. New York City: Atheneum, 1976: Pt. 3.
Kirsch, Jonathan. A History of the End of the World: How the Most Controversial Book in the Bible Changed the Course of Western Civilization. New York City: HarperSanFrancisco, 2006: Ch. 5.
Stark, Rodney. The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success. New York City: Random House, 2005: Ch. 2-3.

C. The Jews

Dimont, Ch. 16-17, 19, 22.
P. Johnson. A History of the Jews. New York City: Harper & Row, 1987: Pt. 3.
Klinghoffer, David. Why the Jews Rejected Christ: The Turning Point in Western History. New York City: 2005: Ch. 6.
Sypeck, Ch. 5.

D. The Barbarians

1. The Franks
R.H.C. Davis, Pt. 1, Ch. 6.
Sypeck, Ch. 1, 3.
2. The British Isles
a. Ford Madox Hueffer [Joseph Leopold Ford Madox Hueffer]
a. The Cinque Ports: A Historical and Descriptive Record. Edinburgh, U.K.: William Blackwood and Sons, 1900: Ch. 9.
b. The Spirit of the People: An Analysis of the English Mind. 1907. Rpt. London: Duckworth & Co., 1915: Ch. 2.
b. Others
Cam, Helen. England Before Elizabeth, rev. ed. New York City: Harper & Row Publishers, 1960: Ch. 2-4.
Deutsch, Nathaniel. Inventing America’s “Worst” Family: Eugenics, Islam, and the Fall and Rise of the Tribe of Ishmael. Berkeley, Calif.: U of California P, 2009: Ch. 7.
Gardner, Laurence. Realm of the Ring Lords: The Ancient Legacy of the Ring and the Grail. 2000. Rpt. London: Element, 2004: Appendices 5-6, 9.
Josephson, Dr. Emanuel M. The Strange Death of Franklin D. Roosevelt: A History of the Roosevelt-Delano Dynasty, America’s Royal Family, rev. ed. New York City: Chedney Press, 1959: Ch. 2-3.
Levy, “Yank” Bert. Guerrilla Warfare. Harmondsworth, U.K.: Penguin Books, 1941: Ch. 2.
Major, Albany F. Early Wars of Wessex, rev. ed. Ed. Charles W. Whistler. Poole, U.K.: Blandford Press, 1978.
Paglia, Camille. Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art From Egypt to Star Wars. New York City: Pantheon Books, 2012: Ch. 7.
Petro, Sylvester. "Feudalism, Property, and Praxeology." Property in a Humane Economy: A Selection of Essays Compiled by the Institute for Humane Studies. Ed. Samuel L. Blumenfeld. La Salle, Ill.: Open Court, 1974: Ch. 9.
Reagan, Ron. My Father at 100. New York City: Viking, 2011: Ch. 1.
Tosches, Nick. The Devil and Sonny Liston. 2000. Rpt. Boston: Back Bay Books, 2001.
Vandercoy, David E. "The History of the Second Amendment." Valparaiso University Law Review Spring 1994: 1007-1039.
3. The Steppes
Katusa, Marin. The Colder War: How the Global Energy Trade Slipped From America’s Grasp. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley/Casey Research, 2014: Ch. 5.
Koestler, Arthur. The Thirteenth Tribe: The Khazar Empire and Its Heritage. 1976. Rpt. Clackamas, Ore.: Emissary Publications, 1996.
Nourzhanov, Kirill, and Christian Bleuer. Tajikistan: A Political and Social History. Canberra, A.C.T.: Australian National University E Press, 2013: Ch. 2.
Rihani, Ameen. The Descent of Bolshevism. 1920. Rpt. Charleston, S.C.: Bibliolife, 2009: Ch. 1.
4. Beowulf
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney. New York City: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2000.
Gardner, John. Grendel. 1971. Rpt. London: Gollancz, 2004.
Tucker, Jeffrey. Bourbon for Breakfast: Living Outside the Statist Quo. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2010: Ch. 65.

5. The Vikings
Friedman, David. The Machinery of Freedom: Guide to a Radical Capitalism, rev. ed. La Salle, Ill.: Open Court Publishing Co., 1989: Ch. 44.
Kirchner, Paul. The Deadliest Men: The World's Deadliest Combatants Through the Ages. Boulder, Colo.: Paladin Press, 2001: Ch. 38.
Leacock, Stephen. The Dawn of Canadian History: A Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada and the Coming of the White Man. 1914. Rpt. Breinigsville, Pa.: Nabu Press, 2011: Ch. 4.

E. Dar al-Islam

1. Stanley L. Jaki
a. Science and Creation: From Eternal Cycles to an Oscillating Universe, rev. ed. Lanham, Md.: UP of America, 1986: Ch. 9.
b. God and the Cosmologists, rev. ed. Edinburgh, U.K.: Scottish Academic Press, 1998: Ch. 8.
2. David Livingstone
a. Terrorism and the Illuminati: A Three Thousand Year History. Charleston, S.C.: BookSurge, 2007: Ch. 8.
b. Black Terror, White Soldiers: Islam, Fascism and the New Age. Scotts Valley, Calif.: Sabilillah Publicatons, 2013: Ch. 1, 3.
3. Others
Baer, Robert. The Devil We Know: Dealing With the New Iranian Superpower. New York City: Crown Publishers, 2008: Ch. 11.
Boykin, Lt. Gen. William G. “Gerry” (ret.) et al. Sharia: The Threat to America: An Exercise in Competitive Analysis – Report of Team B II. Washington, D.C.: The Center for Security Press, 2010: Ch. 1-3.
Burke, Jason. Al-Qaeda: Casting a Shadow of Terror. London: I.B. Tauris, 2003: Ch. 2.
Cuney-Hare, Maud. Negro Musicians and Their Music, rev. ed. Washington, D.C.: The Associated Publishers, 1943: Ch. 13.
Davis, John H. Mafia Kingfish: Carlos Marcello and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy. New York City: McGraw-Hill, 1989: Ch. 2.
R.H.C. Davis, Pt. 1, Ch. 5.
Dimont, Ch. 15.
Fregosi, Paul. Jihad in the West: Muslim Conquests From the 7th to the 21st Centuries. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1998: Ch. 1-23.
Fuentes, Carlos. The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992: Ch. 3.
Fuller, Graham E. A World Without Islam. New York City: Little, Brown and Co., 2010: Ch. 1, 4-5, 10-11.
Gibbon, Vol. III, Ch. 50-52, 57.
Grinspoon, Dr. Lester, and James B. Bakalar. Marihuana Reconsidered, 2nd rev. ed. Oakland, Calif.: Quick American Archives, 1994: Ch. 11.
Heikal, Mohamed. Iran: The Untold Story: An Insider's Account of America's Iranian Adventure and Its Consequences for the Future, rev. ed. New York City: Pantheon Books, 1982: Ch. 6.
Hourani, Albert. A History of the Arab Peoples. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard UP, 1991: Pt. 1.
Ibn Abd Allah, Muhammad et al. The Qur’an, 21st rev. ed. Ed. Uthman ibn Affan. c. 650. Trans. Tarif Khalidi. London: Penguin Books, 2008.
Judis, John B. Genesis: Truman, American Jews, and the Origins of the Arab/Israeli Conflict. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014: Ch. 2.
Lamb, David. The Arabs: Journeys Beyond the Mirage, rev. ed. New York City: Vintage Books, 2002: Ch. 1, 3, 5-6.
Lavergne, Gary M. Worse Than Death: The Dallas Nightclub Murders and the Texas Multiple Murder Law. Denton, Texas: U of North Texas P, 2003: Ch. 2.
Lewis, Bernard. The Political Language of Islam. Chicago: of Chicago P, 1988.
Margolis, Eric S. War at the Top of the World: The Struggle for Afghanistan, Kashmir, and Tibet., rev. ed. New York City: Routledge, 2002: Ch. 16.
Nasr, Seyyed Hossein. Islam: Religion, History, and Civilization. New York City: HarperSanFrancisco, 2003.
Reilly, Robert R. The Closing of the Muslim Mind: How Intellectual Suicide Created the Modern Islamist Crisis. Wilmington, Del.: ISI Books, 2010.
Pryce-Jones, David. The Closed Circle: An Interpretation of the Arabs, 2nd rev. ed. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2009: Ch. 1-2, 5, 8, 10.
Rihani, Ch. 2-3.
Scruton, Roger. The West and the Rest: Globalization and the Terrorist Threat. Wilmington, Del.: ISI Books, 2002: Ch. 3.
Shinn, Charles Howard. Mining Camps: A Study in American Frontier Government. 1885. Rpt. Gloucester, Mass.: Peter Smith, 1970: Ch. 8.
Spencer, Robert. Onward Muslim Soldiers: How Jihad Still Threatens America and the West. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2003: Ch. 3-6.
Stoddard, Lothrop. The New World of Islam. New York City: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921: Ch. 6.
Sykes, Mark. The Caliphs' Last Heritage: A Short History of the Turkish Empire. 1915. Rpt. New York City: Arno Press, 1973: Pt. 1, Ch. 7-22.
Sypeck, Ch. 4.

F. The Holy Roman Empire

R.H.C. Davis, Pt. 1, Ch. 7.
Heer, Friedrich. The Holy Roman Empire. 1967. Trans. Janet Sondheimer. New York City: Praeger, 1968: Ch. 2-3.
Ravenscroft, Trevor. The Spear of Destiny: The Occult Power Behind the Spear Which Pierced the Side of Christ. 1973. Rpt. York Beach, Maine: Samuel Weiser, 1982: Ch. 15.
Rothbard, Murray. An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Vol. I: Economic Thought Before Adam Smith. 1995. Rpt. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2006: Pt. 2, Ch. 3.
Sypeck, Ch. 6-10.

G. East Asia

Hanley, Charles J. et al. The Bridge at No Gun Ri: A Hidden Nightmare From the Korea War. New York City: Henry Holt and Co., 2001: Ch. 2.
Johnson, David G. The Medieval Chinese Oligarchy. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1977.

H. The Balkans

Adamic, Louis [Alojzij Adamič]. My Native Land. New York City: Harper & Bros., 1943.
Catholicism and Politics in Communist Societies. Ed. Pedro Ramet. Durham, N.C.: Duke UP, 1990: Ch. 10.

I. Venice

Beard, Miriam. A History of Business, Vol. I: From Babylon to the Monopolists. 1938. Rpt. Ann Arbor, Mich.: U of Michigan P, 1962: Ch. 5.
Norwich. A History of Venice. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982: Ch. 2-6.

J. Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln

1. Holy Blood, Holy Grail, 3rd rev. ed. New York City: Delacorte Press, 2005: Ch. 9-10, 14.
2. The Messianic Legacy. 1986. Rpt. New York City: Delta Trade Paperbacks, 2004: Ch. 8.

K. Laurence Gardner

1. Realm of the Ring Lords, Ch. 2, Appendix 8.
2. Bloodline of the Holy Grail: The Hidden Lineage of Jesus Revealed, 2nd rev. ed. Gloucester, Mass.: Fair Winds Press, 2005: Ch. 11-16.
3. The Magdalene Legacy: The Jesus and Mary Bloodline Conspiracy: Revelations Beyond the Da Vinci Code. 2005. Rpt. San Francisco: Weiser Books, 2007: Ch. 14, Appendix 6.

L. Gibbon

1. Vol. II, Ch. 39, 42, 47.
2. Vol. III, Ch. 49, 54-56

M. P. Johnson

1. Civilizations of the Holy Land. New York City: Atheneum, 1979: Ch. 5-7.
2. Enemies of Society. New York City: Atheneum, 1977: Ch. 3.

N. Ford

1. Provence: From Minstrels to the Machine. 1935. Rpt. Manchester, U.K.: Carcanet, 2009: Pt. 2, Ch. 3, 5.
2. The March of Literature: From Confucius' Day to Our Own. 1938. Rpt. Normal, Ill.: Dalkey Archive Press, 1998: Vol. I, Pt. 3, Ch. 1-4.

O. Livingstone

1. Terrorism and the Illuminati, Ch. 9, 11-12.
2. Transhumanism: The History of a Dangerous Idea. Scotts Valley, Calif.: CreateSpace, 2015: Ch. 2.

P. Norwich

1. The Normans
a. The Other Conquest. New York City: Harper & Row, 1967: Ch. 1-19.
b. Byzantium, Vol. III: Ch. 2.
2. Other
a. Byzantium, Vol. III: Ch. 3.

Q. Others

Adams, Charles. For Good and Evil: The Impact of Taxes on the Course of Civilization, rev. ed. Lanham, Md.: Madison Books, 1999: Ch. 13-15, 17.
Altick, Richard D. The Scholar-Adventurers, rev. ed. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State UP, 1987: Ch. 9.
Anderson, Walter Truett. Reality Isn’t What It Used to Be: Theatrical Politics, Ready-to-Wear Religion, Global Myths, Primitive Chic, and Other Wonders of the Postmodern World. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1990: Ch. 9.
Asian Furniture: A Directory and Sourcebook. Ed. Peter Moss London: Thames & Hudson, 2007.
Avnery, Uri. Israel Without Zionism: A Plan for Peace in the Middle East. 1968. Rpt. New York City: Collier Books, 1971: Ch. 5.
Beard, Ch. 3, 6.
Benson, Bruce. The Enterprise of Law: Justice Without the State. 1990. Rpt. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2006: Ch. 3.
Bethell, Tom. The Noblest Triumph: Property and Prosperity Through the Ages. New York City: St. Martin's Press, 1998: Ch. 15.
Chayes, Sarah. Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security. New York City: W.W. Norton & Co., 2015: Ch. 2.
R.H.C. Davis, Pt. 1, Ch. 3, 8; Pt. 2, Ch. 1.
Evans, M. Stanton. The Theme is Freedom: Religion, Politics, and the American Tradition. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 1994: Ch. 9.
Ferguson, Kitty. Pythagoras: His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe. London: Icon, 2010: Ch. 14.
Fuller, Ch. 7.
Hancock. The Sign and the Seal: The Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant. 1992. Rpt.: London: Arrow, 2001: Ch. 10.
Huntford, Roland. The New Totalitarians, 2nd rev. ed. New York City: Stein and Day Publishers, 1980: Ch. 2.
Jaki. The Road of Science and the Ways to God. 1978. Rpt. Port Huron, Mich.: Real View Books, 2005: Ch. 3.
Kuehnelt-Leddihn, Erik von. Liberty or Equality, rev. ed. Front Royal, Va.: Christendom Press, 1993: Ch. 7.
Laudan, Rachel. Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History. Berkeley, Calif.: U of California P, 2013: Ch. 4.
Leary, Lewis Gaston. Andorra, the Hidden Republic: Its Origin and Institutions, and the Record of a Journey Thither. New York City: McBride, Nast & Co., 1912: Ch. 1-2.
Leland, John. Hip: The History, rev. ed. New York City: HarperPerennial, 2005: Ch. 10.
Levy, Shawn. De Niro: A Life. New York City: Crown Archetype, 2014: Ch. 1.
Moore, R.I. The Formation of a Persecuting Society: Authority and Deviance in Western Europe, 950-1250, rev. ed. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing, 2007.
Ravenscroft, Ch. 4.
Roberts, Paul Craig, and Lawrence M. Stratton. The Tyranny of Good Intentions: How Prosecutors and Bureaucrats Are Trampling the Constitution in the Name of Justice, rev. ed. New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2008: Ch. 1.
Rosen, Ch. 11.
Rouche, Michel. "The Early Middle Ages in the West." History of Private Life, Vol. I, Pt. 4.
Rushdoony. This Independent Republic: Studies in the Nature and Meaning of American History. 1963. Rpt. Vallecito, Calif.: Ross House Books, 2001: Ch. 2, 4.
Schuettinger, Robert L., and Eamonn F. Butler. Forty Centuries of Wage and Price Controls: How Not to Fight Inflation. 1979. Rpt. Auburn, Ala.: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2009: Ch. 3.
Stoudt, John Baer. Nicolas Martiau: The Adventurous Huguenot, the Military Engineer, and the Earliest American Ancestor of George Washington. Norristown, Pa.: The Norristown Press, 1932: Ch. 1.
Stromberg, Joseph R. "Sovereignty, International Law, and the Triumph of Anglo-American Cunning." Journal of Libertarian Studies Fall 2004: 29-93.
Svejda, George J. History of the Star Spangled Banner From 1814 to the Present. 1969. Rpt. Honolulu: UP of the Pacific, 2005: Ch. 1.
Sublette, Ned. Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2004: Ch. 2.
Wells, Colin. A Brief History of History: Great Historians and the Epic Quest to Explain the Past. Guilford, Conn.: The Lyons Press, 2008: Ch. 4.
Williams, Rose. The Lighter Side of the Dark Ages. London: Anthem Press, 2006.