China's first literary dissident's Kafkaesque journey through the prisons of the Cultural Revolution.
A genealogy of fanaticism—unearthing its long history, before it became a tool in the Clash of Civilizations
The extraordinary story of one of slavery’s earliest and most redoubtable opponents
How the military used sleep as a weapon—and how soldiers fought back
Engaging with theorists such as Foucault, Lyotard and Agamben, this book is a clarion call to join the resistance against the return of empire and a stirring manifesto for the emerging global peace movement.
Europe’s second Thirty Years’ War—an epoch of blood and ashes
From the tragedy of 9/11 to the farce of the financial meltdown.
How capitalism first promoted fossil fuels with the rise of steam power
With racial justice struggles on the rise, a probing collection considers the past and future of Black radicalism
A historian’s personal journey through complex questions of immigration, home and nation
The history of the war from the past one hundred years is a history of bombing
Who were the Frankfurt School—Benjamin, Adorno, Marcuse, Horkheimer—and why do they matter today?
When cowboys were workers and battled their bosses
The essential account of the South Korean 1980 pro-democracy rebellion
A powerful document of theday-to-day realities of Black women in Britain