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The Soft Cage: Surveillance in America, From Slavery to the War on Terror
     

The Soft Cage: Surveillance in America, From Slavery to the War on Terror

by Christian Parenti
 

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From the cutting-edge young historian and reporter Christian Parenti, a vivid, chilling history of surveillance in American life-from the antebellum South to the computerized landscape of the futuristic present.

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From the cutting-edge young historian and reporter Christian Parenti, a vivid, chilling history of surveillance in American life-from the antebellum South to the computerized landscape of the futuristic present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465009893
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
10/15/2007
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Christian Parenti is the author of Lockdown America. His writing appears regularly in The Nation, the San Diego Union Tribune, and the San Francisco Chronicle. He has a Ph.D. in sociology from the London School of Economics and is currently a Soros Senior Justice Fellow at the Open Society Institute and a fellow at the Center for the Study of Place, Culture and Politics, CUNY Graduate Center. He lives in Brooklyn.

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