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50 Politics Classics : Your shortcut to the most important ideas on freedom, equality, and power

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From Abraham Lincoln to Nelson Mandela, and from Aristotle to George Orwell, 50 Politics Classics distills the essence of the books, pamphlets, and speeches of the major leaders and great thinkers that drive real-world change. Spanning 2,500 years, left and right, thinkers and doers, Tom Butler-Bowdon's new book covers activists, war strategists, visionary leaders, economists, philosophers of freedom, feminists, conservatives and environmentalists, right up to contemporary classics such as The Spirit Level and No Logo. Whether you consider yourself to be conservative, liberal, socialist, or Marxist, this book gives you greater understanding of the key ideas that matter in our politically charged times.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 152 x 220 x 28mm | 350g
  • Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • NICHOLAS BREALEY PUBLISHING
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1473655439
  • 9781473655430
  • 68,174

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A terrific compendium of the best from famous classics to off-beat unknowns, distilled to the point of joyous clarity.--Richard Koch, author of The 80/20 Principle Butler-Bowdon has made a name for himself as an expert in personal development literature-the breadth of thought is far-reaching and inspiring.--The Sunday Mail, Australia Praise for the 50 Classics series "Tremendous. Because the range and depth of the sources are so huge, the cumulative reading effect is amazing. Alternatively, it educates and edifies, affirms and inspires. Often both."--Stephen Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People A refreshing tour of political thought unmoored by traditional chronological organization.--Library Journal A terrific compendium of the best ... from famous classics to off-beat unknowns, distilled to the point of joyous clarity.--Richard Koch, author of The 80/20 Principle Praise for the 50 Classics series: A tremendousa?booka? Because the range and depth of the sources are so huge, the cumulative reading effect is amazing. Alternatively, it educates and edifies, affirms and inspires. Often both.--Stephen Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Peopleshow more

About Tom Butler-Bowdon

Tom Butler-Bowdon is recognised as an expert on personal development literature. His 50 Classics series has been hailed as the definitive guide to the literature of possibility, and has won numerous awards including the Benjamin Franklin Self-Help Award and Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year Award. A graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Sydney, he lives and works in both the Oxford, UK and Australia. www.butler-bowdon.comshow more

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