By Chris Harman

ISBN-10: 1844674681

ISBN-13: 9781844674688

Chris Harman describes the form and process human background as a story of normal humans forming and re-forming complicated societies in pursuit of universal human pursuits. Interacting with the forces of technological switch in addition to the influence of strong participants and progressive rules, those societies have engendered occasions accepted to each schoolchild—from the empires of antiquity to the area wars of the 20 th 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 way of soreness and inequality, why we think that it can—or should—survive for much longer. bold, provocative and invigorating, A People’s background 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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