Unfortunately, due to current Government restrictions, we cannot offer you our Click & Collect service. We will continue to post orders (FREE POSTAGE ON ALL ORDERS OVER €49) and offer FREE local delivery. Take care and stay safe. Tabhair aire agus fan slán.

Free Local Delivery

War, Suffering And The Struggle For Human Rights - Peadar King

€19.99

Code 9781916099821
Add to Basket
About this Book

Author: Peadar King

Date Published: 08-Jan-2020

"It's really a horror to live in a war", Antoine Makdis told me in Aleppo. And over the next ten days we were witnesses to that horror. "The war has aged me not just psychologically but in my way of thinking. It aged me in my body. I have pain when I walk. I have pain when I'm sleeping. I'm not wiser but I'm older." Featuring stories of human rights violations and struggles in a world of human- and earth-destroying globalized capitalism, the What in the World? television series has filmed in over fifty countries across Africa, Asia and The Americas. This is the second book published by The Liffey Press based on the award-winning series. With a focus on war and its consequences, this book tells profoundly moving stories of how conflict has convulsed the lives of people caught up its insidious grip, plunged people into the depths of despair and crushed the hopes and dreams of whole generations. None of this is accidental. Wars don't just happen. They are the inevitable result of the military industrial complex, the colonial legacy, the economic dividends of war. War, Suffering and the Struggle for Human Rights describes the anguish of ordinary people in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Mexico, Russia, South Sudan, Syria, Uruguay, Western Sahara, Palestine/Israel, Brazil, South Korea, Somalia and Timor Leste. Above all, the reader will be left with an understanding of how wars live on in the lives and bodies of the injured and the traumatized long after they are deemed officially over.

About the Author
Peadar King is the presenter/producer of the What in the World? documentary series shown on RTE Television, as well as an author and lecturer on a variety of political topics. His book What in the World? Political Travels in Africa, Asia and the America was published by The Liffey Press in 2013.
Delivery Info

We provide FREE delivery in the Republic of Ireland when you spend €49 or more.
FREE Click & Collect from The Ennis Bookshop. You will not be charged for this service.  
Find out more about our Delivery & Collection services

Returns Policy

We want you to be completely satisfied with your order and we would hope to resolve any problems you may have. If you are unhappy with your purchase, we will exchange or refund the item or issue a credit note, providing the goods are not damaged and all packaging is still intact.

Terms and conditions apply.

Please view our full Returns Policy for further information.

Click to view complete product details
Close

POP-IN HTML goes here

Close

Your Basket

Your basket is currently empty