Dig Where You Stand

Sven Lindqvist (Author); Andrew Flinn (Editor); Astrid von Rosen (Editor)

Special Price $12.71 was $16.95

Publisher: Repeater
Format: Book
Binding: pb
Pages: 393
Released: March 14, 2023
ISBN-13: 9781914420955

This volume brings Dig Where You Stand, Sven Lindqvist's classic text on history, power and politics, to English-speaking audiences for the first time.

First published in 1978, Dig Where You Stand is a rallying cry for workers to become researchers, to follow the money, take on the role as experts on their job, and "dig" out its hidden histories in order to take a vital step towards social and economic transformation.

A how-to guide that inspired an entire movement, it makes the case that everyone—not just academics—can learn how to critically and rigorously explore history, especially their own history, and in doing so find a blueprint for how to transform society for the better.

In a world where the balance of power is overwhelmingly stacked against the working-class, Dig Where You Stand's manifesto for the empowerment of workers through self-education, historical research and political solidarity is as important and relevant today as it was in 1978.

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