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The world as it is : dispatches on the myth of human progress, Chris Hedges

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The world as it is : dispatches on the myth of human progress
Title
The world as it is
Title remainder
dispatches on the myth of human progress
Statement of responsibility
Chris Hedges
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on two decades of experience as a war correspondent and based on his numerous columns for Truthdig, Chris Hedges presents The World As It Is, a panorama of the American empire at home and abroad, from the coarsening effect of America's War on Terror to the front lines in the Middle East and South Asia and the continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Underlying his reportage is a constant struggle with the nature of war and its impact on human civilization
Summary
Explores the American empire at home and abroad, looking at everything from the ill effects of the War on Terror to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
386756
Cataloging source
SINLB
Dewey number
327.09/05
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
dispatches on the myth of human progress
Label
The world as it is : dispatches on the myth of human progress, Chris Hedges
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: c2010. With new material
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-387) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Politics -- It's Not Going to Be OK -- The False Idol of Unfettered Capitalism -- Resist or Become Serfs -- Buying Brand Obama -- Hold Your Applause -- The Truth Alone Will Not Set You Free -- The Crooks Get the Cash While the Poor Get Screwed -- The Man in the Mirror -- So Much for the Promised Land -- Nader Was Right: Liberals Are Going Nowhere With Obama -- This Isn't Reform, It's Robbery -- Go to Pittsburgh, Young Man, and Defy Your Empire -- Food Is Power, and the Powerful Are Poisoning Us -- Liberals Are Useless -- The Creed of Objectivity Killed the News -- Calling All Rebels -- How the Corporations Broke Ralph Nader and America, Too -- Noam Chomsky Has Never Seen Anything Like This -- BP and the Little Eichmanns -- This Country Needs a Few Good Communists -- Freedom in the Grace of the World -- Obama's Health Care Bill Is Enough to Make You Sick -- Calling All Future Eaters -- Do Not Pity the Democrats -- Israel And Palestine --
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
xix, 407 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781568587288
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781568587288
  • 15013460
Label
The world as it is : dispatches on the myth of human progress, Chris Hedges
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: c2010. With new material
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-387) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Politics -- It's Not Going to Be OK -- The False Idol of Unfettered Capitalism -- Resist or Become Serfs -- Buying Brand Obama -- Hold Your Applause -- The Truth Alone Will Not Set You Free -- The Crooks Get the Cash While the Poor Get Screwed -- The Man in the Mirror -- So Much for the Promised Land -- Nader Was Right: Liberals Are Going Nowhere With Obama -- This Isn't Reform, It's Robbery -- Go to Pittsburgh, Young Man, and Defy Your Empire -- Food Is Power, and the Powerful Are Poisoning Us -- Liberals Are Useless -- The Creed of Objectivity Killed the News -- Calling All Rebels -- How the Corporations Broke Ralph Nader and America, Too -- Noam Chomsky Has Never Seen Anything Like This -- BP and the Little Eichmanns -- This Country Needs a Few Good Communists -- Freedom in the Grace of the World -- Obama's Health Care Bill Is Enough to Make You Sick -- Calling All Future Eaters -- Do Not Pity the Democrats -- Israel And Palestine --
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
xix, 407 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781568587288
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781568587288
  • 15013460

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