Offers an analysis of the world at present and a roadmap for the future. This title explores obstacles and threats such as the widening gap between North and South America, US exceptionalism (which continues under Obama), the fiascos of Iraq and Afghanistan, the US-Israeli assault on Gaza and the financial bailouts.
Extended and enhanced, with New Introduction by Author. Spies, snipers, couriers, gun-runners, medics - women played a major role in the fight for Ireland's freedom. This book vividly recreates the characters, personalities and courage of Ireland's revolutionary women.
Completed shortly before her assassination on December 27, 2007, this is Bhutto's assessment of the nature of Pakistan's relationship with the West, with Islam and with extremism. She demonstrates that extremism is not inherent to Islam but that various factors, including some policies of the West, have empowered Islamic fundamentalism.
Published in 1928 when Shaw was seventy-two, this book draws on decades of political activity and remains one of his brilliant exercises in propaganda. It contains a foreword by Polly Toynbee. Ramsay MacDonald, Labour leader, hailed the work as the world's most important book since the Bible
New translation of a classic from Italian literature. This edition contains a new translation of G.W.F. Hegel's 'Machiavelli's The Prince and Italy', notes and apparatus on Machiavelli's life and works, four pages of pictures and the first pages of The Prince in the original Italian.
But little has been written to satisfy the general reader: about what makes this fascinating country tick, why it can be both exhilaratingly exciting and knuckle-chewingly frustrating, and why its future may be as important to a commuter in Canary Wharf it is to a wheat farmer on the banks of the Indus.
For the years, the author's writings on politics and language have established him as a preeminent public intellectual and as one of the original and wide-ranging political and social critics. This title assembles the core of his important writings, including excerpts from his influential texts. It presents a comprehensive overview of his thought.