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The counterrevolution : how our government went to war against its own citizens

Author: Bernard E Harcourt
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Militarized police officers with tanks and drones. Pervasive government surveillance and profiling. Social media that distract and track us. All of these, contends Bernard E. Harcourt, are facets of a new and radical governing paradigm in the United States--one rooted in the modes of warfare originally developed to suppress anticolonial revolutions and, more recently, to prosecute the war on terror"--Amazon.com.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harcourt, Bernard E., 1963-
Counterrevolution.
New York : Basic Books, [2018]
(DLC) 2017054652
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard E Harcourt
ISBN: 9781541697287 1541697286
OCLC Number: 986976453
Description: viii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The rise of modern warfare --
A triumph in foreign policy --
The domestication of counterinsurgency --
From counterinsurgency to the counterrevolution.
Responsibility: Bernard E. Harcourt.

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