Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969), the founder of the Vietminh and President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, was the archetypical Communist and anti-colonial revolutionary of the twentieth century. Part of the "Revolutions" series, this volume shows why Ho Chi Minh should be read by anti-colonialists the world over.
This collection of essays is drawn from Fintan O'Toole's writings over two decades. Its portraits of people - talk-show hosts, priests, children, pop stars - and its reports of social and political upheaval, reveal a country still in search of itself, but more at ease with its complexities.
Pilger exposes injustice wherever it occurs and is not shy in his condemnation of those responsible - those faceless powers behind globalizattion who are the new rulers of the world. Includes a new essay for this edition; "Palestine is Still an Issue".
Portrays in microcosm a history made of great human tides of invasion, colonization, emigration, nomadism and tourism. Enriched by cross-cultural comparisons with the history of the American West, this title carves a route through Ireland's history, literature and landscape.