Tag Archives: Zed Books Ltd UK

Melvern, Linda. A People Betrayed: The role of the West in Rwanda´s genocide. Zed Books, UK.

I recently read a comprehensive history of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and I was drawn to read a history of the Rwandan genocide by the experience of the current UN—sponsored occupation of Haiti. There are important lessons and parallels … Continue reading

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Kovel, Joel. The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World? Zed Books London, UK, & New York, USA. 2002.

Kovel, a USA activist-scholar and one of the most original and radical thinkers in that country, has written many thoughtful and challenging books on subjects ranging from Nicaragua to political witch hunting in USA. The Enemy of Nature, not exactly … Continue reading

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Cockburn, Cynthia. The Space Between Us: Negotiating Gender & National Identities in Conflict. ZED books, London, UK and New York, USA. 1998.

Case Studies of how women in major conflict zones, in Ireland, Israel/Palestine and Yugoslavia have come together to work together peacefully.

Filed under Book Reviews, Cynthia Cockburn

Bennholdt-Thomson, Veronika, Nicholas Faraclas and Claudia Von Werlhof, eds. There is an Alternative: Subsistence and Worldwide Resistance to Corporate Globalization. Zed Books Ltd. London, UK. 2001.

Every once in awhile, involvement in the struggle becomes overwhelming, and an activist needs to recharge, and to remember what drew them into the movement at the start. One way to do this is to read a book that combines … Continue reading

Filed under Book Reviews, Claudia Von Werlhof, Nicholas Faraclas, Veronika Bennholdt-Thomson