What is going on in the world? Is it politics as usual or is there a bigger picture? How did past civilizations rise and fall? Can the past give us an insight into the future? Bill Federer’s fascinating new book, Change to Chains: The 6000 year Quest for Control, gives an insight.
In the nearly 6,000 years of recorded human history, power, like gravity, seems to inevitably concentrate into the hands of one individual, sometimes called pharoah, caesar, czar, kaiser, king, caliph, emperor, monarch, sultan, president or communist dictator.
No matter what the autocratic leader’s particular title is, the default setting for human government throughout history has been monarchy.
How rare is America’s experiment with a republic? On the spectrum of human government, one side is total government with power concentrated in the hands of a totalitarian dictator, and the other side is no government – anarchy.
Find out as world history comes alive from a whole new perspective in Change to Chains: The 6000 year Quest for Control – Vol. I, Rise of the Republic.