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The betrayal of dissent : beyond Orwell, Hitchens and the new American century

Author: Scott Lucas
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scathing attack on Hitchens and others who have used Orwell to justify reactionary responses to the 'war on terror'.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lucas, Scott.
Betrayal of dissent.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto, 2004
(OCoLC)608693308
Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell; Christopher Hitchens; Christopher Hitchens; George Orwell; George Orwell; George Orwell; Christopher Hitchens; George Orwell; George Orwell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Lucas
ISBN: 0745321984 9780745321981 0745321976 9780745321974
OCLC Number: 52947049
Description: ix, 324 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Orwell, Policeman of the 'Left' --
The Canonisation of St George --
Christopher Hitchens: Becoming George --
9-11 --
Beyond the Spirit of '68 --
Our Friends in America --
How we Dissent: On Bushmen and the 'Preponderance of Power' --
On the Eve of War: March 2003 --
Dissent and 'Liberation'.
Responsibility: Scott Lucas.
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Scott Lucas is the first writer to engage at length with the extraordinary split on the left created by the Iraq war. He does it brilliantly. He is completely fearless, challenging not only the Read more...

 
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