A book talk with Christian Caryl
Thursday, September 19, 20134:30 PM - 6:00 PM
MIT Bldg 66-110, 25 Ames St, Cambridge (Map)
About the speaker and his book
In Strange Rebels, veteran journalist Christian Caryl shows how the world we live in today—and the problems that plague it—began to take shape in this pivotal year. 1979, he explains, saw a series of counterrevolutions against the progressive consensus that had dominated the postwar era. The year's epic upheavals embodied a startling conservative challenge to communist and socialist systems around the globe, fundamentally transforming politics and economics worldwide. Strange Rebels is a groundbreaking account of how far-flung events and disparate actors and movements gave birth to our modern age.
This event is free and open to the public.
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