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Unspeak : HOW WORDS BECOME WEAPONS, HOW WEAPONS BECOME A MESSAGE, AND HOW THAT MESSAGE BECOMES REALITY.

Author: Steven Poole
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at how we are bombarded everyday with those apparently simple words or phrases that actually conceal darker meanings, tracing the globalizing wave of modern "unspeak" from culture wars to the culture of war and revealing how ordinary words are changing the way we think.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Poole
ISBN: 0802143059 9780802143051
OCLC Number: 141382622
Notes: Origionally published: London : Little, Brown, 2006.
Description: 282 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Community --
Nature --
Tragedy --
Operations --
Terror --
Abuse --
Freedom --
Extremism.

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Looks at how we are bombarded everyday with those apparently simple words or phrases that actually conceal darker meanings, tracing the globalizing wave of modern "unspeak" from culture wars to the culture of war and revealing how ordinary words are changing the way we think.

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