The Essential Chomsky

Chomsky, Noam & Anthony Arnove [ed.]

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: The New Press
Date Published: 2008
Edition: Third printing
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW
ISBN: 9781595581891
Book Id: 20655


515pp. Octavo [23.5cm] Paperback.


From the publisher: "For the past forty years Noam Chomsky's writings on politics and language have established him as a preeminent public intellectual and as one of the most original and wide-ranging political and social critics of our time. Among the seminal figures in linguistic theory over the past century, since the 1960s Chomsky has also secured a place as perhaps the leading dissident voice in the United States.Chomsky's many bestselling works—including Manufacturing Consent, Hegemony or Survival, Understanding Power, and Failed States—have served as essential touchstones for dissidents, activists, scholars, and concerned citizens on subjects ranging from the media to human rights to intellectual freedom. In particular, Chomsky's scathing critiques of the U.S. wars in Vietnam, Central America, and the Middle East have furnished a widely accepted intellectual inspiration for antiwar movements over nearly four decades."

By This Publisher: The New Press