Whatever your political viewpoint you probably think that there is much in the world that needs changing.
Campaigning for change is a necessary activity - although one which is under attack in many parts of the world.
This ebook provides inspiration from some of the great British campaigns of the past - from the anti-slavery movement, to free-trade campaigners, to the suffragettes, to campaigns for homosexual equality.
Written by leading academics at the History & Policy Network and Friends of the Earth this book draws lessons for campaigners and historians alike.
History can't provide us with templates for modern-day campaigns but we can learn some lessons from it.
As 19th-century Russian historian Vasily Klyuchevsky said "History teaches us nothing, but only punishes for not learning its lessons".