On Revolution is a study on the history and the future of the historical impact of revolution. The book is astonishingly prescient considering its publication in 1963, before non-violent protest became a forceful weapon on the war against mistreatment, discrimination and evil. With concise yet insightful probing, Arendt illuminates the role of revolution from the eighteenth century to the 1960s, with lessons on the folly of violence and the ultimate triumph of peaceful yet passionate resistance that influences the world to this day.
On Revolution is an easy but invaluable read for any political history buff. This is a book with timeless analyses that will long contribute to the advancement of humankind.