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World orders, old and new

Author: Noam Chomsky
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chomsky takes on the international scene since 1945, devoting particular attention to events following the collapse of the Soviet Union. He develops a forceful critique of Western government, from  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noam Chomsky
ISBN: 0231101570 9780231101578
OCLC Number: 36278573
Notes: Based on three lectures (considerably expanded and updated) given at the American University in Cairo, May 1993.
"With an update on the Palestinian predicament"--Cover.
Description: 343 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Marching in Place. 1. The Cold War and Population Control. 2. New World Orders. 3. A Test Case: Iraq and the West. 4. The Cold War Reconsidered. 5. North-South/East-West --
2. The Political-Economic Order. 1. Securing the Home Front. 2. Some Lessons of History. 3. "The Government of the World" 4. The Balance Sheet. 5. Looking Ahead. 6. The Contours of the New World Order --
3. History's "Greatest Prize" 1. Updating the Monroe Doctrine. 2. Containing the Internal Enemy. 3. The Structure of Power. 4. The Regional Actors. 5. Seeking Peace: Stage One. 6. Seeking Peace: The Interests of the Actors. 7. Seeking Peace: The Recent Phase. 8. Conquering History. 9. The Berlin Wall Falls Again. 10. After the Agreement. Epilogue: Middle East Diplomacy. 1. The Framework of Rejectionism. 2. The Peace of the "Victors" 3. The Interim Agreement: Jurisdiction. 4. The Interim Agreement: Some Applications. 5. The Interim Agreement: Water. 6. Greater Jerusalem.
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