Pirates and Emperors, Old and New: International Terrorism in the Real World

Pirates and Emperors, Old and New: International Terrorism in the Real World

by Noam Chomsky
     
 

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Pirates and Emperors is a brilliant exploration of the role of the United States in the Middle East that exposes how the media manipulates public opinion about what constitutes "terrorism." Chomsky masterfully argues that appreciating the differences between state terror and nongovernmental terror is crucial to stopping terrorism and understanding why…  See more details below

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Pirates and Emperors is a brilliant exploration of the role of the United States in the Middle East that exposes how the media manipulates public opinion about what constitutes "terrorism." Chomsky masterfully argues that appreciating the differences between state terror and nongovernmental terror is crucial to stopping terrorism and understanding why atrocities like the bombing of the World Trade Center and the killing of the Charlie Hebdo journalists happen.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896086852
Publisher:
South End Press
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Edition description:
New Revised Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Noam Chomsky is a world renowned linguist and one of our foremost social critics. He is Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT and the author of numerous books for Pluto Press.

Noam Chomsky is a world renowned linguist and one of America's foremost social critics. He is Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT and the author of numerous books for Pluto Press.

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