By Chris Harman
Chris Harman describes the form and process human historical past as a story of standard humans forming and re-forming complicated societies in pursuit of universal human targets. Interacting with the forces of technological swap in addition to the impression of robust participants and progressive rules, those societies have engendered occasions customary to each schoolchild—from the empires of antiquity to the area wars of the 20th century.
In a bravura end, Chris Harman exposes the reductive complacency of latest capitalism, and asks, in a global riven as by no means sooner than by means of anguish and inequality, why we think that it can—or should—survive for much longer. bold, provocative and invigorating, A People’s heritage of the World gives you an important corrective to conventional background, in addition to a strong experience of the deep currents of humanity which surge underneath the foam of presidency.
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A People’s History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium by Chris Harman