Pirates and Emperors, Old and New by Noam Chomsky audiobook

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

By Noam Chomsky
Read by Brian Jones

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9.39 Hours Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
  • $19.99

    ISBN: 9781721345441

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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Summary

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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“An exploder of received truths.” New York Times, praise for the author

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Author Bio: Noam Chomsky

Author Bio: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, logician, social critic, and political activist. Sometimes described as the father of modern linguistics, he is also a major figure in analytic philosophy, as well as a founder of the field of cognitive science. He has spent more than half a century at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he is Institute Professor Emeritus, and is the author of over one hundred books on such topics as linguistics, war, politics, and mass media.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Political Science
Runtime: 9.39
Audience: Adult
Language: English