Why Do People Hate America?

By: Sardar,Ziauddin/Davies,Merryl Wyn

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The controversial bestseller that caused huge waves in the UK "The Independent" calls it "required reading." Noam Chomsky says it "contains valuable information that we should know, over here, for our own good, and the world's." We call it our biggest book so far and will be backing it from day one with guaranteed co-op spending, a national publicity and review blitz, talk radio bookings, various retail sales aids including postcards, and of course the usual full court press on the Web and via email.

This is NOT just another 9/11 book: it is the book for those of us trying to understand why America--and Americans--are targets for hate. Many people do hate America, in Europe, Asia, South America and Africa, as well as in the Middle East. Ziauddin Sardar and Merryl Wyn Davies explore the global impact of America's foreign policy and its corporate and cultural power, placing this unprecedented dominance in the context of America's own perception of itself. In doing so, they consider TV and the Hollywood machine as a mirror which reflects both the American Dream and the American Nightmare. Their analysis provides an important contribution to a debate which needs to be addressed by people of all nations, cultures, religions and political persuasions--and especially by Americans.

Described by "The Times Higher Education Supplement" as "packed with tightly argued points," the book is carefully researched and built to withstand the inevitable criticism that will be aimed at it. A book that some reviewers will love to hate and others will praise for its insights, it's guaranteed to cause a stir.

Title: Why Do People Hate America?

Author Name: Sardar,Ziauddin/Davies,Merryl Wyn

Categories: Political Science Soft Cover,

Publisher: The Disinformation Company: February 2003

ISBN Number: 0971394253

ISBN Number 13: 9780971394254

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 298837

Description: Sardar,Ziauddin/Davies,Merryl Wyn Why Do People Hate America? Light edge and corner wear. Light creases to cover. Pages still clean and tight. All U.S. orders shipped with tracking number and e-mail confirmation. All Orders Shipped With Tracking And Delivery Confirmation Numbers.