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Category: Politics & History

Between the World and Me Summary

Between the World and Me Summary

11 min read ⌚ Ta-Nehisi Coates is widely regarded as “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States.” And Toni Morrison says that this book-length letter from him to his son is “required reading.” Should we say more? Ladies and gentlemen, we present to you the summary of: Between the World […]

When Women Ruled the World Summary

When Women Ruled the World Summary

12 min read ⌚ Six Queens of Egypt Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there were queens mightier than kings. And Kara Cooney wants to talk to you about six of them, each of which left a lasting mark on Ancient Egypt. Learn all about them in our summary of her book: […]

Unfreedom of the Press PDF Summary

Unfreedom of the Press PDF Summary

8 min read ⌚ The kind of information delivered for daily consumption has always been a hot topic for any state. The US tried to distinguish itself from the rest of the world by introducing the idea of government free press. Despite all the efforts, it would be inaccurate to claim that they’ve managed to achieve […]

The Watergate Scandal: The Affair That Brought President Nixon’s Administration to Its Knees Watergate Scandal Summary

The Watergate Scandal: The Affair That Brought President Nixon’s Administration to Its Knees

12 min read ⌚ In a letter sent to Bishop Mandell Creighton on April 5, 1887, Lord Acton famously quipped the following: “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.” Populated with more Hitlers and Stalins than you can imagine, the twentieth century proved Lord Acton’s concerns more […]

The Right Side of History PDF Summary

The Right Side of History PDF Summary

17 min read ⌚ How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great The West is special. Want to learn why? Ben Shapiro explains in: The Right Side of History. Who Should Read “The Right Side of History”? And Why? The Right Side of History is precisely that—in at least one meaning of the word. It […]

Enlightenment Now PDF Summary

Enlightenment Now PDF Summary

15 min read ⌚ The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress Did you enjoy Steven Pinker’s The Better Angels of Our Nature? If so, then wait till you get to know with its follow-up: Enlightenment Now. Who Should Read “Enlightenment Now”? And Why? Let us answer these questions with a question: why wouldn’t you read […]

The Most Dangerous Place PDF Summary

The Most Dangerous Place PDF Summary

11 min read ⌚ A History of the United States in South Asia America has had an interest in South Asia ever since its creation. Has it evolved or devolved? Srinath Raghavan tries to answer the question in: The Most Dangerous Place. Who Should Read “The Most Dangerous Place”? And Why? If you want to learn […]

Modern South India PDF Summary

Modern South India PDF Summary

10 min read ⌚ Want to learn more about the history of South India? Here’s a great book covering the last four centuries of its history: Modern South India. Who Should Read “Modern South India”? And Why? Modern South India tells the story of all four cultures which dominate South India’s landscape (Kannada, Malayali, Tamil, and […]

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