How To Be A Liberal

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‘A tour de force.’THE SECRET BARRISTER

‘Urgent and engaging.’NICK COHEN, OBSERVER COLUMNIST

‘Courageous.’ JAMES O’BRIEN, LBC

From Brexit Britain to Trump’s America to Orban’s Hungary, liberalism is under attack. In a soaring narrative that stretches from the English Civil War to the 2008 financial crash and the rise of populism, Ian Dunt tells the epic story of the development of liberal thought. It is a rallying cry for those who still believe in freedom and reason.

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‘A tour de force.’ THE SECRET BARRISTER

‘Clear-eyed and hard-headed. His defence of liberalism is political writing at its most urgent and engaging.’ NICK COHEN, OBSERVER COLUMNIST

‘Dunt’s gift for making complicated issues comprehensible is second to none. Courageous.’JAMES O’BRIEN, LBC

The authoritarian right is taking control. From Viktor Orban in Hungary, to Brexit in Britain, to Donald Trump in America, nationalists have launched an all-out assault on liberal values. In this groundbreaking new book, political journalist Ian Dunt tells the story of liberalism, from its birth in the fight against absolute monarchy to the modern-day resistance against the new populism. In a soaring narrative that stretches from the battlefields of the English Civil War to the 2008 financial crash and beyond, this vivid, page-turning book explains the political ideas which underpin the modern world. But it is also something much more than that – it is a rallying cry for those who still believe in freedom and reason.

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Weight0.363 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 3.5 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

496

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

320.51 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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