By Tom Butler-Bowdon
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 key leaders and nice thinkers that force real-world swap. Spanning 2,500 years, left and correct, thinkers and doers, Tom Butler-Bowdon's new publication covers activists, conflict strategists, visionary leaders, economists, philosophers of freedom, feminists, conservatives and environmentalists, correct as much as modern classics comparable to The Spirit Level and No Logo.
Whether you think about your self to be conservative, liberal, socialist, or Marxist, this ebook delivers better realizing of the most important principles that subject in our politically charged times.
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