The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda

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South End Press, 1982 - Political Science - 252 pages
A devastating expose of U.S. foreign policy which separates the myth of an "international terrorist conspiracy" from the reality.
 

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Contents

Preface
1
The Semantics and Role of Terrorism
21
Contemporary Terrorism 1 The Lesser and Mythical Terror Networks
47
Contemporary Terrorism 2 The Real Terror Network
83
Contemporary Terrorism 3 The Role of the Mass Media
139
Remedies for Terrorism
201
Footnotes
221
Index
247
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Edward Samuel Herman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 7, 1925. He received bachelor's and master's degrees in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley. He joined the faculty of the Wharton School of Business in 1958 and taught finance there until he retired in 1989. He wrote and co-wrote several books including Corporate Control, Corporate Power: A Twentieth Century Fund Study, The Global Media written with Robert McChesney, and The Political Economy of Human Rights and Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media, both written with Noam Chomsky. He died from complications of bladder cancer on November 11, 2017 at the age of 92.

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