A searing text from the foremost critic of US imperialism which condemns Western colonial and neo-colonial projects.
Touching on everything from the British in India to the Americans in Beirut, Year 501 is a searing condemnation of the excesses of Western colonial and neo-colonial politics. For those seeking to understand the nature and structure of the imperial project as it reaches down to us today this work is a vital resource.
Noam Chomsky is one of the most cited scholars in history and has profoundly shaped contemporary understanding of American politics. An ally of anarcho-syndicalists the world over, he has authored numerous books on linguistics, history and politics. He is Institute Professor (emeritus) in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT, and Laureate Professor of Linguistics and Agnese Nelms Haury Chair in the Program in Environment and Social Justice at the University of Arizona.
Part I: Old Wine, New Bottles
1. 'The Great Work of Subjugation and Conquest'
2. The Contours of World Order
Part II: High Principles
4. Democracy and the Market
5. Human Rights: The Pragmatic Criterion
Part III: Persistent Themes
6. A 'Ripe Fruit'
7. World Orders Old and New: Latin America
8. The Tragedy of Haiti
9. The Burden of Responsibility
Part IV: Memories
10. Murdering History
11. The Third World at Home
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