A question of torture : CIA interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
A question of torture : CIA interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A question of torture : CIA interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror

Author: Alfred W McCoy
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2006.
Series: American empire project.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
"In this revelatory account of the CIA's secret fifty-years effort to develop new forms of torture, historian Alfred W. McCoy uncovers the deep, disturbing roots of recent scandals at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo. Far from aberrations, as the White House has claimed. A Question of Torture shows that these abuses are the product of a long-standing covert program of interrogation."--Jacket.
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: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred W McCoy
ISBN: 9780805080414 0805080414
OCLC Number: 61169862
Description: 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Two thousand years of torture --
Mind control --
Propagating torture --
War on terror --
Impunity in America --
The question of torture.
Series Title: American empire project.
Responsibility: Alfred W. McCoy.
More information:

Abstract:

"In this revelatory account of the CIA's secret fifty-years effort to develop new forms of torture, historian Alfred W. McCoy uncovers the deep, disturbing roots of recent scandals at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo. Far from aberrations, as the White House has claimed. A Question of Torture shows that these abuses are the product of a long-standing covert program of interrogation."--Jacket.

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.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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