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Assassination Of Julius Caesar: A People's History Of Ancient Rome (New Press Pe

By: Parenti, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NEW PR:

Seller ID: 9781565849426

ISBN: 1565849426

Condition: USED


Most historians, both ancient and modern, have viewed the Late Republic of Rome through the eyes of its rich nobility. In "The Assassination of Julius Caesar," Michael Parenti presents us with a story of popular resistance against entrenched power and wealth. As he carefully weighs the evidence concerning the murder of Caesar, Parenti sketches in the background to the crime with fascinating detail about wider Roman society. In these pages we find reflections on the democratic struggle waged by Roman commoners, religious augury as an instrument of social control, the patriarchal oppression of w... View more info

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Against Empire: A Brilliant Expose of the Brutal Realities of U.S. Global Domina

By: Parenti, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: CITY LIGHTS: 2/1/2016

Seller ID: 9780872862982

ISBN: 0872862984

Condition: USED


Richly informed and written in an engaging style, Against Empire exposes the ruthless agenda and hidden costs of the U.S. empire today. Documenting the pretexts and lies used to justify violent intervention and maldevelopment abroad, Parenti shows how the conversion to a global economy is a victory of finance capital over democracy.As much of the world suffers unspeakable misery and the Third-Worldization of the United States accelerates, civil society is impoverished by policies that benefit rich and powerful transnational corporations and the national security state. Hard-won gains mad... View more info

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Inventing Reality: The Politics of News Media

By: Parenti, Michael

Price: $7.50

Publisher: SOUTH WESTERN:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780312020132

ISBN: 0312020139

Condition: USED


Taking a critical perspective on the economics and politics of "presenting" the news, this topical supplement argues that the media systematically distorts news coverage. View more info