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Not a page-turner like 1968 but epitome of "news you can use." Principles came in handy when living and writing my first book, "The Case of the Cleantech Con Artist: A... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jim
If you think this book makes a good case, read opposing views, and then see if you still agree.
Kurlansky ignores history that does not fit his thesis and twists what... Read more
I like Kurlansky's other books and looked forward to reading this one. It even started out promisingly. Read morePublished on August 30, 2008 by Amazon Customer
Those who beat their swords into plowshares usually end up plowing for those who kept their swords -Benjamin Franklin
While I would agree that while non-violence is... Read more
Excellent. A must-read for anyone who is interested in having a future.Published on June 7, 2007 by Barbara Rose Harvey
Kurlansky paints a picture by using only a single color. His book passes for real history without any of the balance that drives most real history books. Read morePublished on June 3, 2007 by Salvatore
Well, no real case or argument for nonviolent activism at all: just a survey at times both interesting and informative of the idea's effects. Read morePublished on March 19, 2007 by abesoc