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Featuring texts by Saul Alinsky, Edmund Burke, Rachel Carson, Carl von Clausewitz, Francis Fukuyama, Mahatma Gandhi, Friedrich Hayek, Thomas Hobbes, Martin Luther King, Niccolo Machiavelli, Karl Marx, J. S. Mill, George Orwell, Thomas Paine, Plato, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Alexis De Tocqueville, Mary Wollstonecraft, and many more. 50 Politics Classics provides commentaries on the books, pamphlets, and speeches of major leaders, from Abraham Lincoln to Winston Churchill, and the texts, from Aristotle to Naomi Klein, that drive real-world change.

Tom Butler-Bowdon's book spans 2,500 years of thinkers and doers, economists, activists, war strategists, visionary leaders, and philosophers of freedom. Are we living in the post-American world? Is there a clash of civilizations? What is the future of power? Whether you consider yourself conservative, liberal, socialist, or Marxist, in these politically charged times we could all benefit from greater understanding of these key ideas.

©2015 Tom Butler-Bowdon (P)2015 Gildan Media LLC

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"Butler-Bowdon writes with infectious enthusiasm. A true scholar." ( USA Today)
"Tremendous. It educates and edifies, affirms and inspires." (Stephen Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People)

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Another Great Classic

As with his other "50 Classics" books, this one is filled with thought provoking ideas and contains a wealth of knowledge. The reader, as in the other audiobooks in this series, was excellent. A great listen!