Palestinians have been subjected to systematic violence and displacement in a process similar to that suffered by other victims of European colonisation. Key to challenging it is reclaiming Palestinian history, for which this book is important, argues Bernard Regan.
A new collection of essays fruitfully explores the interconnections of politics, technology and geography, taking perspectives away from the centres of imperial power, and revealing clearly the webs of imperial power
The ‘Tea Party’ comes in for close scrutiny in a new book by Anthony DiMaggio, which exposes that faction’s pretensions to be a real social movement as false, dominated as it is from the top-down by established right-wing forces, argues William Alderson.
Richard Wolin provides a fascinating account of the intellectual confusion that followed May '68, but takes an ambivalent attitude towards the revolutionary potential it generated, argues Feyzi Ismail.
A wide-ranging book of essays, Defending Multiculturalism is a very welcome resource, debunking anti-immigrant myths, challenging the current Islamophobic agenda, and relating present racisms to those of the past, argues Kabir Joshi.
Ilan Pappé exposes the undemocratic and racist character of the Israeli state, not only providing shocking detail of the persecution of Israeli Palestinians, but also a history of that community’s strategies of resistance.