On the trail of a name-changing and Eugenics-loving OSS agent who was involved with the setting up (with Tavistock psychiatrists) the assessment program in the U.S. for intelligence agents during WWII, I ordered in some very old books.
Humorous story about Senator Homer T. Bone making fun of the British slavemasters during WWII.
Thomas Jefferson describes the British Slavemasters.
In 1579 the first English translation of Francesco Guicciardini’s Storia d’Italia (“History of Italy”) popularized balance of power theory in England. This is quite important, because it was the first propagandic version of history in English.