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The Greatest Books Distilled—Your Shortcut to the Most Important Ideas on Freedom, Equality, and Power

By Tom Butler-Bowdon. Spanning hundreds of ideas and over 2000 years, this accessible volume explores how the ideas of politicians, philosophers, theorists, activists, and more have led to real-world change. Written with "infectious enthusiasm," according to USA Today, the book offers brief, cogent overviews (including one-sentence "in a nutshell" summaries) of the works of such historical thinkers as Aristotle, Plato, Machiavelli, Paine, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, de Tocqueville, Thoreau, and Marx; 20th-century figures such as Emma Goldman, Sun Yat-Sen, Winston Churchill, and Nelson Mandela; and writers such as George Orwell, Saul Alinsky, and Fareed Zakaria. Grades 10 and up. Chronological list of titles. Nicholas Brealey. 327 pages. ©2015.govtfundamentals

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