Category Archives: Western Civilization

Plato’s Racial Republic

Plato Republic (Robin Waterfield Trans.) New York: Oxford University Press, 1994 Egalitarians have argued that notions of nation and race are largely modern constructs. Marxists in particular have typically claimed that Western ruling classes invented these ideas to consolidate the power of bourgeois states or as a mere pretext to divide the working class along […]

Time to Subscribe to The Occidental Quarterly

The Summer issue was loaded into subscribers’ area on TOQonline 6/16.Print journals were mailed 6/15 and will take somewhat longer to arrive than they have in the past. The Occidental Quarterly 6/16: Summer 2016–Vol. 16, No. 2 (Click image to enlarge it.) The Occidental Quarterly fills a unique niche  in bringing together scholarly articles on […]

A Review of “The Mighty Dead” by Adam Nicolson, Part 3 — Indo-European Population Genetics

Part 1 Part 2 Indo-European genetics A major weakness of The Mighty Dead is a lack of any discussion of findings from population genetic studies. In her 2015 book Ancestral Journeys: The Peopling of Europe from the First Venturers to the Vikings, Jean Manco notes that while it has been widely assumed that the shift […]