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Published in: Society 2/2021

20-05-2021 | BOOK REVIEW

Rutger Bregman, Humankind: A Hopeful History

(Bloomsbury, 2020), 465 pp., ISBN: 978-1408898932

Author: Kevin Power

Published in: Society | Issue 2/2021

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Rutger Bregman’s first hit book was, in its 2014 Dutch version, called Gratis geld voor iederen (free money for everyone). But its English translation, Utopia for Realists (2017), has the cannier title. Who does not like to think of themselves as a realist? There is something admirable about Bregman: his optimism, perhaps. But there is also something about him that does not quite convince. …
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Title
Rutger Bregman, Humankind: A Hopeful History
(Bloomsbury, 2020), 465 pp., ISBN: 978-1408898932
Author
Kevin Power
Publication date
20-05-2021
Publisher
Springer US
Published in
Society / Issue 2/2021
Print ISSN: 0147-2011
Electronic ISSN: 1936-4725
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12115-021-00582-y

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