Synopses & Reviews
: classic revolutionary writings set ablaze by today’s radical writers. This essential series features classic texts by key figures who took center stage during a period of insurrection. Each book is introduced by a major contemporary radical writer who shows how these incendiary words still have the power to inspire, to provoke and maybe to ignite new revolutions...
This specially-priced shrink-wrapped set contains the first 13 volumes in the series:
- Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman(introduced by Sheila Rowbotham)
- Thomas Müntzer’s Sermon to the Princes(introduced by Wu Ming)
- Thomas Paine’s The Rights of Man and Common Sense(introduced by Peter Linebaugh)
- Simon Bolivar’s The Bolivarian Revolution(introduced by Hugo Chavez)
- Toussaint L\'Ouverture’s The Haitian Revolution(introduced by Jean-Bertrand Aristide)
- Fidel Castro’s The Declarations of Havana(introduced by Tariq Ali)
- Leon Trotsky’s Terrorism and Communism(introduced by Slavoj Zizek)
- Maximilien Robespierre’s Virtue and Terror(introduced by Slavoj Zizek)
- Thomas Jefferson’s The Declaration of Independence(introduced by Michael Hardt)
- Jesus Christ’s The Gospels(introduced by Terry Eagleton)
- Mao Zedong’s On Practice and Contradiction(introduced by Slavoj Zizek)
- The Levellers The Putney Debates(introduced by Geoffrey Robinson)
- Ho Chi Minh’s Down With Colonialism!(introduced by Walden Bello)
In response to the American administration's attempt to isolate Cuba, Fidel Castro delivered a series of speeches designed to radicalize Latin American society. As Latin America experiences more revolutions in Venezuela and Bolivia, and continues to upset America's plans for neo-liberal imperialism, renowned radical writer and activist Tariq Ali provides a searing analysis of the relevance of Castro's message for today.
Speeches by Fidel Castro in response to the US administration's attempt to isolate Cuba. Renowned radical writer Tariq Ali analyzes the relevance of Castro's message as the Bolivian revolution reignites behind Chavez.
Classic texts by key figures who took center-stage during a period of insurrection.
About the Author
Fidel Castro was one of the primary leaders of the Cuban Revolution, the Prime Minister of Cuba from February 1959 to December 1976, and then the President of the Council of State of Cuba until his resignation from the office in February 2008.Tariq Ali is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than a dozen books on world history and politics—including Pirates of the Caribbean, Bush in Babylon, The Clash of Fundamentalisms and The Obama Syndrome—as well as five novels in his Islam Quintet series and scripts for the stage and screen. He is an editor of the New Left Review and lives in London.