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A Radical History of the World

Author: Faulkner, Neil
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Pub Date: 20/09/2018
Publisher: PLUTO PRESS LTD
ISBN: 9780745338040
Availability: In stock
Quick overview A history of the world that proves that nothing can stay the same.
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History is a weapon. The powerful have their version of events, the people have another. And if we understand how the past was forged, we arm ourselves to change the future.

This is a history of struggle, revolution and social change: of hominids, hunters and herders; of emperors and slaves; of patriarchs and women; of rich and poor; of dictators and revolutionaries. From the ancient empires of Persia and Rome to the Russian Revolution, the Vietnam War, and the 2008 Crash, this is a history of greed and violence, but also of solidarity and resistance.

Many times in the past, a different society became an absolute necessity. Humans have always struggled to create a better life. This history proves that we, the many, have the power to change the world.

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