skip to content
Perpetual war for perpetual peace : how we got to be so hated Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Perpetual war for perpetual peace : how we got to be so hated

Author: Gore Vidal
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press/Nation Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
The Federation of American Scientists has catalogued nearly two hundred incursions since 1945 in which the United States has been the aggressor. In these essays, whose centerpiece is a commentary on the events of September 11, 2001 (deemed too controversial to be published in the United States until now), the author challenges the comforting consensus following both September 11th and Timothy McVeigh's bombing of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Essays
Nonfiction
Named Person: Timothy McVeigh
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gore Vidal
ISBN: 156025405X 9781560254058
OCLC Number: 49406442
Notes: Three of the essays were previously published in The last empire (c2001).
Description: xiii, 160 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: September 11, 2001 (a Tuesday) --
How I became interested in Timothy McVeigh and vice versa --
Shredding the Bill of Rights --
Meaning of Timothy McVeigh --
Fallout --
New theocrats --
Letter to be delivered.
Responsibility: Gore Vidal.
More information:

Abstract:

Essays question the consensus view of the causes behind the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building, and examine the erosion of American civil  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49406442>
library:oclcnum"49406442"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/49406442>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:copyrightYear"2002"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2002"
schema:description"The Federation of American Scientists has catalogued nearly two hundred incursions since 1945 in which the United States has been the aggressor. In these essays, whose centerpiece is a commentary on the events of September 11, 2001 (deemed too controversial to be published in the United States until now), the author challenges the comforting consensus following both September 11th and Timothy McVeigh's bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma city: these were simply the acts of "evil-doers.""@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/371724>
schema:genre"Nonfiction."@en
schema:genre"Essays."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Perpetual war for perpetual peace : how we got to be so hated"@en
schema:numberOfPages"160"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.