Facts are Subversive (Heftet)

Political Writing from a Decade Without a Name


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 496
Forlag: Atlantic Books
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781848870918
Omtale: Facts are Subversive
For more than thirty years, Timothy Garton Ash has traveled among truth tellers and political charlatans to record, with scalpel-sharp precision, what he has found. Facts are Subversive, which collects his writings since the millennium, addresses some of the crucial questions of our time: what happens to people who have endured long dictatorships when they try to found a democratic state? How can freedom from tyranny be won? How are free expression, equality before the law and equal rights for men and women sustained in a society of different faiths and ethnicities? This is history of the present on a scale by turns panoramic and human: urgent, exhilarating and necessary.

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