By Bertrand Russell
A revealing account by means of one of many 20th century's maximum minds, charting the fight among selecting forces in 19th century historical past: freedom and control.
Russell's textual content sweeps from the defeat of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna to the lead as much as the 1st international conflict. it really is choked with energetic graphics, together with Malthus, Mill, Bentham and Marx. Russell examines the founding of democracy in the USA and the fight with slavery, and brings to existence the tips of Jefferson, Jackson and Lincoln.
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