The World That Never Was: A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists and Secret Agents

Author: Alex Butterworth
Publisher: Vintage
Category: Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, Social & Cultural History, Anarchism, Terrorism, Armed Struggle
Book Format: Paperback

The last years of the nineteenth century saw the birth of a new phenomenon- international terrorism. Bombings and assassinations shook the great cities of Europe and America, threatening social order. Fiendish networks of anarchist conspiritors were blamed and the public whipped into a frenzy of anxiety.The reality was rather different. These dramatic events were only the most visible part of a longer, clandestine struggle waged between the forces of revolution and reaction, in which little was as it seemed. Alex Butterworth interweaves group biography, cultural history and meticulous detective work to create a revelatory account of the age. Both intimate and panoramic, it is a story with uncanny resonances for today.

About Alex Butterworth
Born in 1969, Alex Butterworth is an historian, writer and dramatist whose first book Pompeii: The Living City won the Longmans-History Today New Generation Book of the Year. He lives in Oxford.

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Barcode # 9780099551928
Brand Vintage
Artist / Author Alex Butterworth
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