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Förlag Metropolitan Books (imprint of Henry Holt Company)

Sökningen gav 19 träffar.

  1. The Only Language They Understand

    av Nathan Thrall

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-05-16, ISBN 9781627797092

    In a myth-busting analysis of the world's most intractable conflict, a star of Middle East reporting, "one of the most important writers" in the field (The New York Times), argues that only one weapon has yielded progress: force.Scattere...

  2. Base Nation

    av David Vine

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-08-25, ISBN 9781627791694

    As David Vine demonstrates, the overseas bases raise geopolitical tensions and provoke widespread antipathy towards the United States. They also undermine American democratic ideals, pushing the U.S. into partnerships with dictators and perpetuati...

  3. Washington Rules

    av Andrew J Bacevich

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-03-31, ISBN 9780805094220

    Hailed as "brilliant" ("The Washington Post"), "Washington Rules" is Andrew J. Bacevich's bestselling challenge to the conventional wisdom that American security requires the United States (and US alone) to maintain a...

  4. Imperial Ambitions

    av Institute Professor & Professor Of Linguistics Noam Chomsky

    Häftad, Engelska, 2005-10-01, ISBN 9780805079678

    In this first collection of interviews since the bestselling 9-11, our foremost intellectual activist examines crucial new questions of U.S. foreign policyTimely, urgent, and powerfully elucidating, this important volume of previously unpublished ...

  5. Kill Anything That Moves

    av Nick Turse

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-02-11, ISBN 9780805086911
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    Americans have long been taught that events such as the notorious My Lai massacre were "isolated incidents" in the Vietnam War, carried out by a few "bad apples." However, as award-winning journalist and historian Nick Turse de...

  6. A People's History of American Empire

    av Howard Zinn

    Häftad, Engelska, 2008-04-01, ISBN 9780805087444

    Since its landmark publication in 1980, "A People's History Of The United States" has had six new editions, sold more than 1.7 million copies, become required classroom reading throughout the U.S.A., and been turned into an acclaimed pla...

  7. The Complex

    av Nick Turse

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-04-22, ISBN 9780805089196

    "Fascinating, no matter where you place yourself on the ideological spectrum." "Wired"Now in paperback, a stunning breakdown of the modern military-industrial complex an omnipresent, hidden-in-plain-sight system of systems that...

  8. Bridge of Words

    av Esther Schor

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-10-04, ISBN 9780805090796

    In 1887, Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof, a Polish Jew, had the idea of putting an end to tribalism by creating a universal language, one that would be equally accessible to everyone in the world. The result was Esperanto, a utopian scheme full of the bri...

  9. With Liberty and Justice for Some

    av Glen Greenwald

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2011-09-12, ISBN 9780805092059

    From the nation's beginnings, the law was to be the great equalizer in American life, the guarantor of a common set of rules for all. But over the past four decades, the principle of equality before the law has been effectively abolished. Instead,...

  10. Dismantling the Empire

    av Chalmers Johnson

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-03-31, ISBN 9780805094237

    In his prophetic book "Blowback", published before 9/11, Chalmers Johnson warned that our secret operations in Iraq and elsewhere around the globe would exact a price at home. Now, in a brilliant series of essays written over the last th...

  11. The Empire of Necessity

    av Greg Grandin

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-02-17, ISBN 9780805094534

    One morning in 1805, off a remote island in the South Pacific, Captain Amasa Delano, a New England seal hunter, climbed aboard a distressed Spanish ship carrying scores of West Africans he thought were slaves. They weren't. Having earlier seized c...

  12. Metro

    av Magdy El Shafee

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-06-11, ISBN 9780805094886

    When Shihab runs afoul of a loan shark, all avenues of salvation in Mubarak's corrupt, oppressive Egypt are closed to him but one: robbing a bank. Things go wrong: In their blow against their crumbling society, Shihab and his friend Mustafa happen...

  13. Getting Schooled

    av Garret Keizer

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-09-01, ISBN 9780805096439

    Perhaps no profession is so constantly discussed, regulated, and maligned by non-practitioners as teaching. The voices of the teachers themselves are conspicuously missing. Defying this trend, teacher and writer Garret Keizer takes us to school - ...

  14. Primo Levi's Resistance

    av Sergio Luzzatto

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-01-05, ISBN 9780805099553

    No other Auschwitz survivor has been as literarily powerful and historically influential as Primo Levi. Yet Levi was not only a victim or a witness. In the fall of 1943, at the very start of the Italian Resistance, he was a fighter, participating ...

  15. Global Discontents

    av Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-11-06, ISBN 9781250146182

    In wide-ranging interviews with David Barsamian, his longtime interlocutor, Noam Chomsky asks us to consider "the world we are leaving to our grandchildren": one imperiled by the escalation of climate change and the growing potential for...

  16. Prairie Fires

    av Caroline Fraser

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-11-21, ISBN 9781627792769

    Millions of readers of Little House on the Prairie believe they know Laura Ingalls - the pioneer girl who survived blizzards and near-starvation on the Great Plains, and the woman who wrote the famous autobiographical books. But the true stop/ of ...

  17. Reskilling America

    av Katherine S Newman, Hella Winston

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-04-19, ISBN 9781627793285

    After decades of off-shoring and downsizing that have left blue collar workers obsolete and stranded, the United States is now on the verge of an industrial renaissance. But there isn't a labour pool skilled enough to fill the positions that will ...

  18. The Arab of the Future

    av Riad Sattouf

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-10-20, ISBN 9781627793445

    ln striking, virtuoso graphic style that captures both the immediacy of childhood and the fervour of political idealism, Riad Sattouf recounts his nomadic childhood growing up in rural France, Gaddafi's Libya, and Assad's Syria - but always under ...

  19. Kissinger's Shadow

    av Greg Grandin

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-08-25, ISBN 9781627794497

    In his fascinating new book, acclaimed historian Greg Grandin argues that to understand the crisis of contemporary America, its never-ending wars abroad and political polarization at home, we have to understand Henry Kissinger. Examining Kissinger...