[Marxism] Terry Jones' Barbarians

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 14:53:14 MST 2015


All of Terry Jones' documentaries are good value, but this series
especially. Coming out in the aftermath of 9/11 and Iraq invasion, bits of
it were very pointed and not easy to avoid a comparison between Roman
attitudes to "lesser" cultures, the barbarians, with modern neocolonialism,
which is a large part of his point.

On 1 December 2015 at 05:48, MM via Marxism <marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu>
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> Recently came across this brilliant series hosted by Monte Python’s Terry
> Jones, thanks to Louis’ article on "The Comanches and the Yanomami":
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> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wl96VLPCAqw&list=PLSpKI4d5RsQVUHkGoNM1BBEPmK6YJOgav
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> Highly recommended. Great teaching material as well.
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> Lou’s article is here:
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> http://louisproyect.org/2013/02/17/the-comanches-and-the-yanomamo/
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