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The human body was the medieval world's most contested territory, seen in a variety of ways: dripping with blood and gold; tortured, yet revered; a gateway to the Divine. Art Historian and lecturer at the University of East Anglia, Jack Hartnell uncovers the fascinating ways in which the men and women of the Middle Ages thought about, explored and experienced their physical selves. Saints, soldiers, kings, queens, caliphs, knights, monks and monstrous beasts, Hartnell's unusual history unfolds like a medieval pageant, giving us a unique insight into life in the Middle Ages. Sponsored by Westholme Publishing
Oliver Bullough's shocking foray into the universe of the lawless, stateless super-rich stirs outrage. Here third-world kleptocrats rub shoulders with terror financiers, captains of industry and western heads of state. It's where the institutions of the US and Europe have become money-laundering operations, climbing over one another in a scramble to sell off the very foundations of their own stability. The genie of unlimited power plus zero responsibility has been unleashed throughout the world. Bullough investigates the phenomenon and describes how activists are struggling to force that genie back into its bottle.
The investigative journalist and author of The Last Man in Russia and Let Our Fame be Great, Oliver Bullough, takes us on a journey into the universe of the lawless, stateless superrich, where third-world kleptocrats rub shoulders with terror financiers, captains of industry and western heads of state. From the ruins of Kiev to the Bond-villain lairs of Knightsbridge and Central Park, something has gone wrong with the system of the world. Learn how the institutions of the United States and Europe have become money-laundering operations, climbing over one another in a scramble to sell off the foundations of their own stability. Discover the true cost of being open for business, no matter the customer. Meet the dictators. Meet their awful children. And find out how activists around the world are fighting to put the genie of unlimited power plus zero responsibility back in its bottle. Oliver Bullough pieces together some of the biggest news stories of the past years, from the Panama and Paradise Papers to Ukraine, Trump, and runaway inequality, into a single coherent diagnosis. Take a walk on the walk on the dark side of globalisation and the all-pervasive organised crime that reaches from Russia to the banks and parliaments of the world, and to every personal computer networked to the web.

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