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Book Review: Ancestral Journeys by Jean Manco



Reflection of today’s times

In the destructive modern world that we are living in today, it is claimed by many mainstream outlets and many establishment figureheads that White people are evil and racist. It is also claimed that these white people are the reason why there are so many problems in this world today. Thanks to the colonialism from the British, French, Spanish and Portuguese and many other Europeans on their expeditions where it is claimed that they ‘just went in and slaughtered the native tribesmen’. Thanks to their involvement in the transatlantic slave trade, Europeans also have to feel guilt. And lets not forget about the holocaust either. The German people only wanted to unite themselves in that time but for other people, especially those who are Liberal its a translation for  ‘we are going to kill everyone who is not us’ for some bizarre reason. Of course, this is a ridiculous claim to make. And the ongoing effects of this self-destructive propaganda is that every European who speaks out against the threat of mass immigration is called a ‘Nazi’ by the liberal elite.

It obviously means that native Europeans need to fight back against these anti-white politics. It is even more dangerous that there is all this anti-white rhetoric politically because it weakens White people and only motivates the non-European invaders who have claimed Europe or America to cause catastrophe. However, in order to understand what we need to fight against this, we Europeans need to understand our history and our roots. We have to go back in time to when the first Europeans emerged. You can find this information in the book called Ancestral Journeys written by Jean Manco and released in 2013.

A Brief Introduction to Jean Manco

Jean Manco was a building historian who had worked with archaeological units throughout her career. Therefore, she was able to discover all the fossils and remains of the ancestors from thousands of years before. The author has also written other books that relate to ancient Europeans which include the Blood of the Celts: The new Ancestral Story and the Origin of the Anglo Saxons.

Inside the book, there are 18 chapters as follows below.

  1. Who are the Europeans?
  2. Migration: Principles and Problems
  3. The First Europeans
  4. Mesolithic Hunters and Fishermen
  5. The First Farmers
  6. Dairy Farming
  7. The Copper Age
  8. The Indo-European Family
  9. Indo-European and Gaelics
  10. Beaker Folk to Celts and Italics
  11. Minoans and Mycenaeans
  12. Iron Age Traders and Warriors
  13. Etruscans and Romans
  14. The Great Wandering
  15. Enter the Slavs
  16. Bulgars and Magyars
  17. Vikings

This is to give the reader some general information of what the book contains for them.

Overall Summary of Events

The book in the beginning begins to discuss the certain types of DNA of each European people. This means that even within the Indigenous European people, there is already plenty of diversity. The book also covers genetics of each group of people.

There are then different ages of Ancient European History. The Mesolithic Period discuses the time when Europe was habituated by fishermen and hunters. Then, throughout migratory periods of the Caucasus people from the East in the area which is commonly known today as the Black Sea (Shown on the map at the bottom of the Review). The emergence of the Caucasus group of people occurred throughout the Neolithic period. They brought with them farming methods and pastoralism. The book brings into depth the inventions and creations they brought to mankind. These included the invention of the wheel which may seem something so basic today but this is what helped manoeuvre objects. The wheel has of course evolved from being a wheelbarrow to a trolley, a carriage and to different methods of modern transport used today.

The book also discusses other European inventions like copper and Iron, many objects that were used for storage of certain items and more importantly to create coins which would later become forms of currency. These are some other materials that one may take for granted today but back in those ancient times, it took the innovation and creativity of someone to ensure its production.

Furthermore, many of the languages of today have evolved from the Indo-European groups of people. It is a large language family which developed into several different branches forming different families, these include Germanic, Latin, Slavic and some Asian language groups which today formed Hindu and Farsi. Not just linguistically but the groups that wandered throughout Europe also created many different sub-groups, many different tribes each with their different rituals and beliefs. This has allowed for Europeans to have a diverse range of cultures today. (Not those from the Third World)

Indo-European Language Family Tree

Beliefs of the Author

Of course, it is recommended that anybody reading this article considers reading this book. This is why I withdrew all the detailed information and gave a brief review. The author has clearly demonstrated that she has done a lot of hard work with her research and the formulation of the pieces into creating the whole book. In terms of the political opinions of the author, it is unknown. From reading this book she seems to be neither leftist nor nationalist but more neutral. Perhaps it can be emphasised that she was just wanting to provide the simple information, the facts. It is also more probable that she was writing from the viewpoint of someone who was living in the ancient times of Europe. And back then, our European Ancestors would want to pass on the message of their stories and ideas. The thought of Anti-White politics would have been unimaginable to them. Firstly, they most likely would have never seen a human of a different race in their life. In addition, the liberal topics of today like feminism, gay rights or transgenderism would have never occurred to them. This is due to the fact that they would have been more focused on survival during the changing seasons, working together as a team, as men and women. They would also have been working with and embracing nature and its natural order in order to achieve their goals and pass on their lineage.


Our ancestors have created tales and folklore which they have passed down to their descendants. This might be somewhat lost in today’s age of liberalism. This is why, if we really want to save our society and culture, it is imperative that we go back to the beginning of European Ancestry and look at our roots. This intuitive book is recommended for any person of European descent whether they are a Slav, Celt, a Balt or a Nord or any of the other European sub-groups, especially those who are of Ugric or Basque descent (those of European descent who are not in the Indo-European Language Family).

It is also recommendable for people of European descent who have now become Argentinian, Australian or American through the expedition of their European ancestors. This book will also make a European reader proud and curious of what their ancestors did for themselves and their descendants. This information is much more valuable to nationalists today. We must know what we are defending in order to fight against the Great Replacement enforced by our elites. And, this book will give a general understanding of who we are and what we have achieved as Europeans.


The Black Sea (Origin of the Caucasus People)



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