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The War Against the Press

Politics, Pressure and Intimidation in the 80"s

by Peter Stoler

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Published by Dodd Mead .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7469274M
ISBN 100396087574
ISBN 109780396087571

In Against War, he develops a powerful critique of modernity, and he offers a critical response combining ethics, political theory, and ideas rooted in Christian and Jewish thought. Maldonado-Torres focuses on the perspectives of those who inhabit the underside of western modernity, particularly Jewish, black, and Latin American theorists.   The secret war against the Jews by John Loftus, John Loftus, Mark Aarons, , St. Martin's Griffin edition, in English - [Pbk. ed.]. War Against War, by Michael Kazin, is about the pacifist movement in the years prior to World War I. This was an interesting read, because I know very little about World War I and had no idea there was such a strong peace movement. This book starts in and continues through the pre-war /5(24).


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The Forever War has a kaleidoscopic, and lyrical feel to it that forces the reader to consider not just our specific war – but war more generally.

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Patrick Barwise and Peter York’s book, The War Against The BBC, is predictably snobbish about the Corporation’s growing mass of critics By Simon Heffer 11 November • am.

"This deceptively simple book wallows in rich layers of cultural analysis and it ought to be a standard textbook in culture studies, military science, and international relations courses. The War against Al Qaeda: Religion, Policy, and Counter-narratives [is] one of the more thorough, inclusive, and balanced scholarly treatments of this.

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Rationale for the Union's "hard war" and the political ramifications of such a war set the foundation for 5/5(1). Publisher's description: History has recorded the horrors of ethnic cleansing, but until now, America's own efforts to create a master race have been largely overlooked.

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'Thomas Leahy’s study of the Intelligence War in Northern Ireland draws on rich new evidence from the archives to provide a well-paced, thought-provoking and richly-textured account of the impact of British Intelligence measures during the conflict.

About the Book. Beginning with responses to fascism in the s and ending with protests against the Iraq wars, David McCarthy shows how American artists—including Philip Evergood, David Smith, H. Westermann, Ed Kienholz, Nancy Spero, Leon Golub, Chris Burden, Robert Arneson, Joyce Kozloff, Martha Rosler, and Coco Fusco—have borne witness, registered dissent, and asserted the enduring.

About The Book A dramatic account of the Americans who tried to stop their nation from fighting in the First World War—and came close to succeeding.

In this “fascinating” (Los Angeles Times) narrative, Michael Kazin brings us into the ranks of one of the largest, most diverse, and most sophisticated peace coalitions in US history. "Justice for All Award," for War Against the Weak, granted in a Congressional ceremony by the Association of Americans with Disabilities.

Works Books. The Transfer Agreement: The Dramatic Story of the Pact Between the Third Reich and Jewish Palestine. New York: Macmillan, Format C: (novel) Washington, DC: Dialog Press, In War Against the Weak, award-winning investigative journalist Edwin Black connects the crimes of the Nazis to a pseudoscientific American movement of the early twentieth century called eugenics.

Based on selective breeding of human beings, eugenics began in laboratories on Long Island but ended in the concentration camps of Nazi Germany/5(4). Eagle against the Sun by Ronald H. Spector is a very good book dealing with the Pacific War from an American point of view.

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Against the Murderous, Thieving Hordes of Peasants (German: Wider die Mordischen und Reubischen Rotten der Bawren) is a piece written by Martin Luther in response to the German Peasants' ing in and ending inthe Peasants' War was a result of a tumultuous collection of grievances in many different spheres: political, economic, social, and theological.

Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women is a book by Susan Faludi, in which the author presents evidence demonstrating the existence of a media-driven "backlash" against the feminist advances of the s.

Faludi argues that the backlash uses a strategy of "blaming the victim", by suggesting that the women's liberation movement itself is the cause of many of the problems. Driven Out exposes a shocking story of ethnic cleansing in California and the Pacific Northwest when the first Chinese Americans were rounded up and purged from more than three hundred communities by lawless citizens and duplicitous politicians.

From into the twentieth century, Chinatowns burned across the West as Chinese miners and merchants, lumberjacks and fieldworkers, prostitutes and. This revelatory book presents—with analysis and commentary—the most important primary Soviet documents dealing with the brutal economic and cultural subjugation of the Russian peasantry.

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While old grudges bring about new hostilities, a sinister force prepares to cast its shadow across all of Immoren as events unfold that will change the Iron Kingdoms forever. An important rethinking of the Normandy war narrative.

Beyond the Beach examines the Allied air war against France in During this period, General Dwight David Eisenhower, as Supreme Allied Commander, took control of all American, British, and Canadian air units and employed them for tactical and operational purposes over France rather than as a strategic force to attack targets deep in.

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For Losh, learning is a process, not a product—and so is technology, and so are the institutions of education. Best of all, Captain Kidd and the War against the Pirates is an epic of adventure on the high seas and a tale of back-room politics on land that Find at a Library» Cite This Book 9–15 is University Press Week.

This year’s theme is Raise UP, which highlights the role that the university press community plays in elevating authors.This “war against poetry” was, in Professor Fraser’s view, part of a larger cultural movement: the disengagement of the modern world from its medieval antecedents.

Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the.Scott D. Seligman is a writer and historian. He is the author of several books, including the award-winning The Third Degree: The Triple Murder That Shook Washington and Changed American Criminal Justice (Potomac Books, ) and The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin articles have appeared in the Washington Post and the Seattle Times, among other publications.