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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.
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lucas, Scott.
Betrayal of dissent.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto, 2004
(DLC) 2004300696
(OCoLC)52947049
Named Person: George Orwell; George Orwell; Christopher Hitchens; George Orwell; George Orwell; Christopher Hitchens; George Orwell; Christopher Hitchens; George Orwell
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Lucas
ISBN: 9781435662025 1435662024
OCLC Number: 244546543
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 324 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: INTRODUCTION 1 Orwell, Policeman of the 'Left' 2 The Canonisation of St. George 3 Christopher Hitchens: Becoming George 4 9-11 5 Beyond the Spirit of '68 6 Our Friends in America 7 How We Dissent: On Bushmen and the 'Preponderance of Power' 8 On the Eve of War: March 2003 9 Dissent and 'Liberation' EPILOGUE Beyond Orwell in Our New American Century
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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