Author: Bertrand Russell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2014-05-12
Bertrand Russell's critical accounts of Socialism, Anarchism, and Syndicalism are well worth careful reading. He knows his subject and sees with clear vision the defects in these "Proposed Roads to Freedom."
Author: Erich Streissler
Release Date: 2013-11-05
Genre: Business & Economics
The articles in this volume were written in honour of F. A. Hayek and cover the whole scope of his thought. Many of the essays take as a starting point Hayek's own writings. The list of distinguished contributors include: Jacques Rueff, George Halm, Michael Polyani, Gordon Tullock, Günter Schmölders, Friedrich Lutz, Gottfried von Haberler, Frank Paish, Ludwig Lachmann, Peter Bauer, James Buchanan, Fritz Machlup and Karl Popper.
Author: Mushirul Hasan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2016-06-30
In its most brutal form, the prison in British India was an instrument of the colonial state for instilling fear and dealing with resistance. Exploring the lived experience of select political prisoners, this volume presents their struggles and situates them against the backdrop of the freedom movement. From Mohamed Ali, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad, the Nehru family, and Gandhi, to communists like M.N. Roy—we get a vivid glimpse of their lives within the confines of the prison in a narrative that is at times deeply personal and yet political. The struggles of some remarkable women of the time are also brought to the fore—be it the feisty doctor Rashid Jahan, Aruna Ali, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, or Sarojini Naidu. Extensively researched, the volume draws upon the records at the National Archives of India, private papers, creative writings of the prisoners, newspapers, memoirs, biographies, and autobiographies. The volume also brings to light the differences between Indian and European prisons during the colonial period and the conception of ‘criminal classes’ in the colony. Capturing the sharp pangs of loneliness, the poetry born out of solitude, and the burning desire for independence, Roads to Freedom breathes new life into accounts and tales long forgotten.
Author: Paul Smart
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Release Date: 1991
Challenges the idea that Marxism and liberalism are opposing and mutually exclusive philosophies. Noting that eastern European countries will soon be experimentally uniting the two systems, Smart (politics, U. of Edinburgh) argues that Marx and J.S. Mill agreed on the principle of individual freedom, but both compromised it away to make their ideas tidier, a mistake that need not be repeated. Distributed by St. Martin's. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Author: Neil T. Anderson
Publisher: Monarch Books
Release Date: 2012-10-10
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Neil Anderson comes from a poor farming background. A fun-loving, sports-crazy child, no one suspected that he would eventually become a pastor, complete five degrees, write sixty books and found a global ministry. He served in the US Navy before completing his degree in electrical engineering, then worked as an aerospace engineer before sensing a call to ministry. He spent years in church ministry before becoming a seminary professor, finally leaving to start Freedom in Christ Ministries. 'God put a burden on my heart to see captives set free and their emotional wounds healed. But my early education was steeped in western rationalism. It has taken me years to discover the reality of the spiritual world, and learn to be guided by the Holy Spirit. Over the years I have heard people say, “I can’t peg you.” To which I respond, “Try Christian.”' FICM exists to equip the church to help people become fully alive, free in Christ.
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Author: William I. Hitchcock
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2008-10-21
A revisionist account of the liberation of Europe in World War II from the perspectives of Europeans offers insight into the more complicated aspects of the occupation, the cultural differences between Europeans and Americans, and their perspectives on the moral implications of military action. 75,000 first printing.
Author: Paul Simons
Release Date: 2014-09-22
Genre: Social Science
Back cover text: This small book is all about bringing to our awareness and addressing perhaps the most fundamental aspect of our lives, and that is, the principles of our birthright. Whether we realise it or not each and every man and woman living on Earth today, are born as sovereign individuals. It is our ordained birthright to be enjoying life, liberty & happiness regardless of our individual background, social status, culture or religion. By virtue of being born and alive, every individual has the inherent liberty to live life in accordance with natural law and therefore achieve a high degree of happiness. The reader is encouraged to study, question and indeed apply the 5-planks laid out within the book...