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
A powerful document of theday-to-day realities of Black women in Britain