Chris Harman


A people’s history of the world


Chris Harman, A people’s history of the world, Bookmarks Publications, London, Chicago & Sydney, 1999.
© Copyright Bookmarks Publications.
Republished by Verso, London & New York, 2009.
Note by MIA: Since this book has been only recently been republished, we are publishing only an extract here.
Transcribed & marked up by Einde O’Callaghan for the Marxists’ Internet Archive (November 2009).

Part one: The rise of class societies

Part two: The ancient world

Part three: The ‘Middle Ages’

Part four: The great transformation

Part five: The spread of the new order

Part six: The world turned upside down

Part seven: The century of hope and horror



Last updated on 26 January 2010