9.3.11

Verso Book of Dissent: Competition

Answer three questions for the chance to win a free copy
The Verso Book of Dissent: From Spartacus to the Shoe-Thrower of Baghdad
For the chance to win a free copy of The Verso Book of Dissent: From Spartacus to the Shoe-Thrower of Baghdad, simply answer the following questions:

1. What uprising is this entry from 1916 about?
"There was much work to do in getting things right
But the old and the young were all anxious to fight.
Every man worked hard at his own barricade,
And rifles rang out from the Dublin Brigade."

2. According to Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise, what is the true aim of government?

3. In Mahmoud Darwish's poem 'Those Who Pass Between Fleeting Words,' what is the "bleeding homeland of a bleeding people" fit for?

Competition details: Entrants must email their answers to enquiries@verso.co.uk with the address to which the book should be sent. 10 winners will be chosen at random on the competition closing date of March 14 2011.

About the book: To find out more about the new book, visit the Verso website.