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The triumph of liberty : a 2,000-year history, told through the lives of freedom's greatest champions

Author: Jim Powell
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Of humankind's great achievements over the past 2,000 years, one towers above all the rest: the arduous, painstaking process of wresting liberty from tyranny's iron fist. The Triumph of Liberty chronicles this, our most inspiring story, through sixty-five biographical portraits. From the millions of men and women whose struggles and successes have made freedom possible, Jim Powell has chosen a few talented,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Powell, Jim, 1944-
Triumph of liberty.
New York : Free Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606305542
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Powell
ISBN: 068485967X 9780684859675
OCLC Number: 43648522
Description: xvi, 574 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Natural Rights --
Toleration --
Peace --
Self-Help --
Individualism --
Economic Liberty --
The Spirit of Liberty --
Dangers to Liberty --
Protecting Liberty --
Courage for Liberty --
Index.
Responsibility: Jim Powell.
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This volume contains the stories of men and women who have overcome great obstacles to give freedom to the world. It covers those who fought for human rights, religious toleration, individualism, the  Read more...

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