The Essential Chomsky
By (author) Noam Chomsky
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Essential Chomsky by Noam Chomsky
Book DescriptionFor 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. "The Essential Chomsky" assembles the core of his most important writings, including excerpts from his most influential texts over the past forty years. Here is an unprecedented, comprehensive overview of Chomsky's thought.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847920645
(234mm x 153mm x 27mm)
Imprint: The Bodley Head Ltd
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor emeritus of linguistics at MIT and the author of numerous seminal books, including Manufacturing Consent, Deterring Democracy and Hegemony or Survival. He was voted the world's leading public intellectual in the 2005 Prospect/Foreign Policy poll. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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