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By Neil Faulkner

ISBN-10: 0745332145

ISBN-13: 9780745332147

ISBN-10: 0745332153

ISBN-13: 9780745332154

This magisterial research of human historical past - from 'Lucy', the 1st hominid, to the present nice Recession - combines the insights of past generations of Marxist historians with radical new rules in regards to the old process.

Reading historical past opposed to the grain, Neil Faulkner unearths that what occurred long ago was once now not predetermined. offerings have been widespread and various. diverse results - liberation or barbarism - have been frequently attainable. Rejecting the top-down technique of traditional historical past, Faulkner contends that it's the mass motion of standard people who drives nice events.

At the start of the twenty first century - with fiscal catastrophe, warfare, weather disaster and deep type divisions - people face might be the best difficulty within the lengthy historical past of our species. The lesson of A Marxist historical past of the World is that, in view that we created our previous, we will be able to additionally create a greater future.

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