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You're history! : how people make the difference

Author: Michelle Brown; Richard J Kelly
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2005.
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The purpose of this book is to make people think and connect wires, to encourage them to question their own place within the world, to acknowledge personal and collective responsibility and to enable them to feel empowered by discussing a range of situations and issues that have been changed by individuals, groups or pressure of public opinion and by the exertion of rights and choices. This collection of  Read more...
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You're history!
London : Continuum, 2005
(OCoLC)651958202
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Brown; Richard J Kelly
ISBN: 0826488986 9780826488985
OCLC Number: 61478100
Description: xxxix, 425 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: A poet's response : De Rong radio / Benjamin Zephaniah --
Foreword : from Live Aid to Live 8 / Bob Geldof --
Preface : the UN Millennium Campaign / Salil Shetty --
Introduction : history in the making / Michelle P. Brown --
Making poverty history / Richard Curtis --
The UN Declaration of Human Rights, printed with comments by Eleanor Roosevelt, Mary Robinson and Irene Khan --
Universal Declaration of Human Rights --
'It's positively medieval' : challenging some preconceptions of history / Michelle P. Brown --
Inequality : a modest proposal? / Richard J. Kelley --
The other, man-made tsunami / John Pilger --
Africa, the crisis continent? / Richard Dowden.
Responsibility: edited by Michelle P. Brown and Richard J. Kelly.

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