Priestland

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StatementGerald Priestland in association with Channel Four Television Company Limited.
ContributionsChannel Four (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL16530237M
ISBN 100002155818
LC Control Number83031394

In The Red Flag, Oxford professor David Priestland tells the epic story of a movement that has taken root in dozens of countries across two hundred years, from its birth after the French Revolution to its ideological maturity in nineteenth-century Germany to its rise to dominance (and subsequent fall) in the twentieth ing with the first modern Communists in the age of Robespierre Cited by:   This is a work of formidable scholarship but also a very readable book.

David Priestland makes a remarkable use of novels, plays, and films to bring to life the events he describes and the states of mind that inspired them.” —Gareth Stedman Jones, /5(31). This is a work of formidable scholarship but also a very readable book. David Priestland makes a remarkable use of novels, plays, and films bring to life the events he describes and the states of Priestland book that inspired them.” —Gareth Stedman Jones, professor of political science at the University of Cambridge.

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See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from 5/5(1). Priestland argues, we are now in the midst of a period with all the classic signs of imminent change.

As the history of the last century shows, there is good reason to be fearful of the forces that this failure may unleash. Merchant, Soldier, Sage is both a masterful dissection of our current predicament and a brilliant piece of history.

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Priestland's research focuses on the history of the Soviet Union and the development of communism and neoliberalism. He is an occasional political and cultural commentator for The Guardian and New Statesman. Priestland bookPriestland published a book Merchant, soldier, sage: a history of the world in three castes, which focuses mainly of a power-struggle between three castes fighting for a.

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The book covers almost the entirety of human history, but really serves as an extremely long-tailed investigation into the financial crisis of and how civilization’s failure to properly rein in the merchant in its wake might negatively affect the future Priestland keeps things moving at a lively and readable pace." —The Daily Beast/5(9).

Priestland was guilty, however, of glossing over Stalin's crimes; but those would have likely doubled the size of the already sizable tome. For anyone buying into the garbage peddled by D'Souza an Expansive and comprehensive, Priestland takes the reader through the origins of communism in France through the the 20th century/5.

Priestland’s judgments run the risk also of sounding a little trite. This book ranks as a worthy endeavour but – relying, as it does, predominantly on secondary sources – the question has to remain open as to whether it was worth all the research its author has obviously put into it." - The Telegraph (UK).

David Priestland – The Red Flag. Genre: Author: Communism was one of the most powerful political and intellectual movements the world has ever seen.

At the height of their influence, Communists controlled more than a third of the earth’s surface. Priestland's Progress - One Man's Search for Christianity Now (Ariel Books) Priestland, Gerald.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Most of Priestland's book is devoted to a narrative account of recent history seen in terms of the competition between these three castes. The focus here is. Learn from Allan Presland Allan is an experienced speaker, who enjoys helping childcare providers to improve their businesses.

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Book Binding:Hardback. World of Books USA was founded in We want your experience with World of Books to be enjoyable and problem free. " See all Item description. A bold new interpretation of modern history as a struggle between three economic groupsWe are now living in an age of merchants, but it was not always so.

The history of civilization, in large part, is a story of a battle between agrarian aristocracy, the military, and a class of.

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Priestland might have pushed his book, profitably, even further in this direction. “The Red Flag” also captures, as well if not better than any of these books, the early appeal and essential. Records of Jerusalem â " 9 Volume Set by EDITED BY J.

PRIESTLAND and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Communism was one of the most powerful political and intellectual movements the world has ever seen. At the height of their influence, Communists controlled more than a third of the earth's surface.

But perhaps more astonishing than its rapid rise and extraordinary reach was Communism's sudden, devastating collapse in November of In The Red Flag, Oxford professor David Priestland tells 3/5(1).

This book, far-reaching and satisfyingly fact-filled, is the result, Priestland says, “of many years of thinking about Communism” that began for him with a trip to Russia as a nineteen-year-old student in “that Orwellian year, ”.

David Priestland is the author of The Red Flag ( avg rating, ratings, 48 reviews, published ), Merchant, Soldier, Sage ( avg rating, /5(). David Priestland's book gives a compelling and novel view of human history.

I found his argument of a competition of 'castes' in society convincing and has supported my conviction a society needs a balance of the 'castes' and their respective ideologies if it is to be healthy/5(26).

Educated at Charterhouse and New College, Oxford, Gerald Priestland began his career at the BBC writing obituaries. He eventually became a foreign correspondent for the BBC, covering politics in America.

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The book covers almost the entirety of human history, but really serves as an extremely long-tailed investigation into the financial crisis of and how civilization’s failure to properly rein in the merchant in its wake might negatively affect the future Priestland keeps things moving at a lively and readable pace." —The Daily Beast.

From historian David Priestland, Merchant, Soldier, Sage is a remarkable book that proposes a radical new approach to how we see our world, and who runs it, in the vein of Francis Fukuyama's The End of HistoryWe live in an age ruled by merchants. Competition, flexibility and profit are still the common currency, even at a time when Western countries have been driven off a cliff by these .Noted Oxford historian David Priestland argues history is, at base, a conflict among three occupational groups, or castes: the commercial, competitive merchant; the aristocratic, militaristic soldier; the sage, or the bureaucratic, expert manipulator of ideas.

Here's a book that contains pretty well all you want to know about the international communist order over the last two centuries. Priestland, a British historian of note, explores the roots of the various revolutionary movements associated with this political ideology that promotes the violent overthrow of the capitalist world and the eventual establishment of a common ownership of s: