On Violence

Man Corn: Cannibalism and Violence in the Prehistoric American Southwest (by Christy G. Turner, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, Arizona State University)

Prehistoric Cannibalism (by Tim D. White, Professor of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley)

War Before Civilization: The Myth of the Peaceful Savage (by Lawrence H. Keeley, Professor of Anthropology, University of Illinois)

War in Human Civilization (by Azar Gat, Professor of National Security and Chair of the Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University)

Demonic Males: Apes and the Origin of Human Violence (co-authored by Richard Wrangham, Professor of Biological Anthropology, Harvard University)

“The Genetic Impact of Aztec Imperialism.” (AJPA article by Jaime Mata-Miguez, Professor of Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin)

“Reconstructing Native American population history.” (multi-author publication in Nature 488, 370-74)

“The Crow Creek Massacre.” (Plains Anthropologist article by Larry Zimmerman and Lawrence Bradley, Professors of Anthropology, University of South Dakota; also see the wikipedia page on this incident)

Prehistoric Warfare in the American Southwest (by Steven A. Leblanc, director of Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University)

The Origins of War: Violence in Prehistory (by Jean Guilaine, professor at the College of Paris, and Jean Zammit, MD)

On Human Differences

“Monoamine oxidase A regulates antisocial personality in whites with no history of physical abuse.” (peer-reviewed medical article by researchers at Johns Hopkins University)

“Individual Variability in Functional Connectivity Architecture of the Human Brain.” (multi-author article in Neuron 77.3, 586-595)

“National intelligence and personality: Their relationships and impact on national economic success.” (multi-author article in Intelligence 41.2, 94-101)

“Ethnic differences: Variation in human testis size.” (Nature article by Jared Diamond, Professor of Physiology, UCLA)

“Heritability of the Specific Cognitive Ability of Face Perception.” (multi-author article in Current Biology 20, 1-6)

“The Role of Intelligence in Modern Society.” (by Earl Hunt, Professor of psychology and Professor of Computer Science, University of Washington)

“Genome-wide association studies establish that human intelligence is highly heritable and polygenic.” (multi-author article in Molecular Psychiatry 16.10, 996-1005)

“Molecular genetics of addiction and related heritable phenotypes.” (multi-author article in the Annals of the New York Academy of Science)

The History and Geography of Human Genes (by Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Professor Emeritus of Genetics, Stanford University)

Understanding Human History (by Michael Hart, independent researcher, PhD in astronomy from Princeton University)

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature (by Steven Pinker, Professor of Psychology, Harvard University)

The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do (by Judith Harris, independent researcher, MA in psychology from Harvard University)

The 10,000 Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution (by Greg Cochran and Henry Harpending, Professors of Anthropology, University of Utah)

“European hair and eye color: A case of frequency-dependent sexual selection?” (Evolution and Human Behavior article by Peter Frost, independent researcher)

“Recent acceleration of human adaptive evolution.” (by John Hawks et al. in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104:20753-20758)

On Gender and Sexuality

The Man Who Would Be Queen (by J. Michael Bailey, Associate Professor of Psychology, Northwestern University)

As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl (by John Colapinto, independent journalist)

“Genetic and Environmental Influences on Sexual Orientation and Its Correlates in an Australian Twin Sample.” (by J. Michael Bailey et al. in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 78.3, 524-536).

“Androgen Receptor Repeat Length Polymorphism Associated with Male-to-Female Transsexualism.” (multi-author article in Biological Psychiatry 65., 93-96)

The Essential Difference: Male and Female Brains and the Truth About Autism (by Simon Baron-Cohen, Professor of Developmental Psychopathology, University of Cambridge)

“Management of Intersexuality: Guidelines for dealing with individuals with ambiguous genitalia.” (by Milton Diamond, Professor of Anatomy, University of Hawai’i and H. Keith Sigmundson, M.D. in Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 151)

“Sexual Identity, Monozygotic Twins Reared in Discordant Sex Roles and a BBC Follow-Up.” (by Milton Diamond, Professor of Anatomy, University of Hawai’i in Archives of Sexual Behavior 11.2, 181-1850) Also see sex researcher Milton Diamond’s full bibliography.

A Natural History of Rape (by Randy Thornhill, Professor of Biology, University of New Mexico and Craig Palmer, Professor Anthropology, University of Colorado)

The Evolutionary Biology of Human Female Sexuality (by Randy Thornhill, Professor of Biology, and Steven Gangestad, Professor of Psychology, University of New Mexico)

The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature (by Geoffrey Miller, Professor of Psychology, University of New Mexico)

Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty (by Nancy Etcoff, psychologist and faculty member, Harvard Medical School)

“Human Rape: Revising Evolutionary Perspectives.” (by Melissa Emery Thompson, Professor of Anthropology, University of New Mexico)

“Bride Theft and Raiding for Wives in Cross-Cultural Perspective.” (by Barbara Ayres, Professor of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Boston)

The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature (by Matt Ridley, science journalist and visiting professor at Cold Spring Harbor)

On Slavery

Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters: White Slavery in the Mediterranean, the Barbary Coast and Italy, 1500-1800 (by Robert C. Davis, Professor of History, Ohio State University; also see this press release about the book from OSU)

White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain’s White Slaves in America (by Don Jordan and Michael Walsh, independent researchers)

White Slaves, African Masters: An Anthology of American Barbary Captivity Narratives (edited by Paul Baepler, University of Minnesota)

White Gold: The Extraordinary Story of Thomas Pellow and Islam’s One Million White Slaves (by Giles Milton, independent researcher)

Race and Slavery in the Middle East: An Historical Enquiry (by Bernard Lewis, Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University)

“The Saqaliba Slaves in the Aghlabid State” (by Dmitrij Mishin, Dept. of Medieval Studies, Central European University)

Wikipedia page on Slavery in Contemporary Africa

Wikipedia page on Slavery in Africa throughout history

“Photographs that bear witness to modern slavery” (a TED talk by photojournalist Lisa Kristine)

A diversified collection of primary documents and old books about slavery and the American South (via the Confederate Colonel)

Crime Statistics

Homicide Trends in the United States, 1980-2008 (Bureau of Justice Statistics)

Homicide in the United States, 1999-2007 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Crime in the United States, 2009 (Federal Bureau of Investigation)

Felonies and Misdemeanors in California, 2010 (Office of the Attorney General, State of California)

Criminal Victimization in the United States, 2008 (U.S. Department of Justice; see especially Tables 42, 46 & 48)

“Reassessing Trends in Black Violence Crime, 1980-2008: Sorting Out the “Hispanic Effect” in Uniform Crime Reports.” (by Darrel Steffensmeier, Professor of Sociology, Penn State University)

“Should Black People Tolerate This?” (essay by Walter E. Williams, Professor of Economics, George Mason University)

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  3. John

    Here is some other stuff I’d recommend:

    HBD Bibliography:

    Nick Land’s Dark Enlightenment Series:

    These two resources pretty run the gamut for those who want more detailed information.

    May 6, 2013 at 10:12 pm

  4. John

    One more resource:

    Not for beginners but for those who have advanced knowledge of Dark Enlightenment there’s a discussion group:

    Send email to:


    May 6, 2013 at 11:04 pm

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  6. Nathan

    Regarding the visual trichotomy of the Dark Enlightenment, here is a great visual of the theonomists:

    This is being sent around on various email lists.

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