Co Operative Revolution: A Graphic Novel: How Co Operatives Can Change The World

Author: Polyp
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  • : $12.95(AUD)
  • : 9781780260822
  • : New Internationalist Publications Ltd
  • : New Internationalist Publications Ltd
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  • : August 2012
  • : 236mm X 168mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 12.95
  • : November 2012
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  • : Polyp
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  • : Paperback
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  • : Polyp
  • : English
  • : 741.5
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  • : 80
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Description

As the dominant economic system is increasingly called into question here comes a business model who's time has well and truly come. Charting the history of the co-operative movement from its humble beginnings in the north of England to a worldwide network, this graphic novel presents a robust foundation for future well-being. So let's celebrate social enterprise!

Reviews

'This wonderful book - hopefully destined for every school library and history syllabus - using all the force and power which only comics narrative can provide, is a sterling example of what people can do when working together and in unity and one no fair minded individual should miss.' Comicsreview.co.uk 'The story of the Co-operative movement's birth has been retold as never before.' ManchesterEveningNews 'The Co-operative Revolution is a gripping graphic novel.' Tribune Magazine

Author description

Radical political cartoonist and activist Polyp has been working with campaigning organizations around the world for over 15 years, and is the author and illustrator of 'Big Bad World Cartoon Molotovs in the face of corporate rule' and illustrator of 'Speechless: World History Without Words. He lives and works within a large Co-operative housing block in Manchester, UK.