The Noam Chomsky Reading List
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Chomsky's Recommended USA Books List

The following is a book list on USA made from the references in Noam Chomsky's books. See the home page for details.

Book Title Author(s) Total References
Fateful Triangle: The United States, Israel and the PalestiniansChomsky, Noam99
Hegemony or SurvivalChomsky, Noam47
For Reasons of StateChomsky, Noam45
World Orders, Old and NewChomsky, Noam40
The Pentagon Papers: Critical Essays: Volume FiveChomsky, Noam; Zinn, Howard29
Year 501Chomsky, Noam29
Pirates and EmperorsChomsky, Noam28
Intervention: How America Became Involved in VietnamKahin, George21
American Power and the New MandarinsChomsky, Noam18
Rethinking Camelot: JFK, the Vietnam War, and US Political CultureChomsky, Noam17
Failed StatesChomsky, Noam16
Instruments of Statecraft: U.S. Guerrilla Warfare, Counterinsurgency, and Counter-Terrorism, 1940-1990McClintock, Michael12
The United States and Fascist Italy, 1922-1940Schmitz, David F.10
The Crisis of DemocracyHuntington, Samuel P.; Watanuki, Joji; Crozier, Michel9
Reflections on the Cuban Missile CrisisGarthoff, Raymond L.9
Last Reflections on a War: Bernard B.Fall's Last Comments on VietnamFall, Bernard B.8
American Holocaust: The Conquest of the New WorldStannard, David E.8
Collateral Damage: The New World Order at Home and AbroadPeters, Cynthia8
Right Turn: The Decline of the Democrats and the Future of American PoliticsFerguson, Thomas; Rogers, Joel8
The Kennedy Tapes. Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile CrisisZelikow, Philip D.; May, Ernest R.7
The Long Peace: Inquiries into the History of the Cold WarGaddis, John Lewis7
Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, PretoriaGleijeses, Piero7
Anatomy of a War: Vietnam, the United States, and the Modern Historical ExperienceKolko, Gabriel7
Condemned to Repetition: United States and NicaraguaPastor, Robert A.7
Inevitable Revolutions: United States in Central AmericaLafeber, Walter7
Reagan Versus the Sandinistas: Undeclared War on NicaraguaWalker, Thomas W.6
Worlds in CollisionBooth, Ken; Dunne, Tim; Waltz, Kenneth N.6
Accumulation and Power: Economic History of the United StatesDuBoff, Richard B.6
Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine ConflictFinkelstein, Norman G.6
The War on Labor and the Left: Understanding America's Unique ConservatismSexton, Patricia Cayo6
In the Name of Democracy: U.S. Policy Toward Latin America in the Reagan YearsCarothers, Thomas6
The River Ran RedDemarest, David6
Inventing the People: Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and AmericaMorgan, Edmund S.6
The Invasion of AmericaJennings, Francis6
The Transformation of American Law 1870 - 1960Horwitz, Morton J.5
The United States Occupation of Haiti, 1915-1934 Schmidt, Hans5
Qaddafi and the United States since 1969Haley, Edward5
Pacific Alliance: United States Foreign Economic Policy and Japanese Trade Recovery, 1947-55Borden, William S.5
Hopes and ProspectsChomsky, Noam5
The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White HouseHersh, Seymour M.5
The Battle for Homestead, 1880-92: Politics, Culture and Steel Krause, Paul5
The United States and the Rule of Law in International AffairsMurphy, John F.4
The Hidden Hand: Britain, America and Cold War Secret IntelligenceAldrich, Richard J.4
Major Problems in American Foreign Relations, Volume II: Since 1914: Vol 2Paterson, Thomas G.; Merrill, Dennis4
John Quincy Adams and American Global EmpireWeeks, William Earl4
War and State Terrorism: The United States, Japan and the Asia-Pacific in the Long Twentieth CenturySelden, Mark; So, Alvin Y.4
Jefferson and Civil Liberties: The Darker Side Levy, Leonard W.4
Critical Mission: Essays on Democracy PromotionCarothers, Thomas4
Empire of FortuneJennings, Francis4
Out of Control: The Story of the Reagan Administration's Secret War in Nicaragua, the Illegal Arms Pipeline, and the Contra Drug ConnectionCockburn, Leslie4
Safe for Democracy: The Anglo-American Response to Revolution, 1913-1923Gardner, Lloyd C.4
Hope and Folly: United States and UnescoHerman, Edward; Preston, William; Schiller, Herbert I.4
9-11Chomsky, Noam4
The Age of Terror: America and the World After September 11Talbott, Strobe; Chanda, Nayan4
An Injury to All: Decline of American UnionismMoody, Kim3
In RetrospectMcNamara, Robert S.3
Brazil and the Quiet Intervention, 1964Parker, Phyllis3
The Inter-American systemConnell-Smith, Gordon3
Imperial State and Revolution: The United States and Cuba, 1952-1986Morley, Morris3
The War of 1898: United States and Cuba in History and HistoriographyPerez, Louis A.3
The CIA and American DemocracyJeffreys-jones, Rhodri3
The Other Arab-Israeli Conflict: Making America's Middle East Policy, from Truman to ReaganSpiegel, Steven L.3
Thank God They're on Our Side: United States and Right-wing Dictatorships, 1921-65Schmitz, David F.3
HOODWINKED: How the Bush Administration Sold Us a WarPrados, John3
Ruthless Criticism: New Perspectives in US Communications HistoryMcChesney, Robert3
Decade of Transition: Eisenhower, Kennedy and the Origins of the American-Israeli AllianceBen-zvi, Abraham3
An American company: The tragedy of United Fruit McCann, Thomas P3
The founding finaglersMiller, Nathan3
United States Penetration of BrazilBlack, Jan Knippers3
Notes from the Minefield: United States Intervention in Lebanon, 1945-1958Gendzier, Irene L3
United States Policy and the Third WorldWolf, Charles3
Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, America and International TerrorismCooley, John K.3
Building the Continental Empire: American Expansion from the Revolution to the Civil WarWeeks, William Earl3
Self-rule: Cultural History of American DemocracyWiebe, Robert H3
Main Currents in Modern American HistoryKolko, Gabriel2
Golden Rule: Investment Theory of Party Competition and the Logic of Money-driven Political SystemsFerguson, Thomas2
Who's Bashing Whom?: Trade Conflict in High-technology IndustriesTyson, Laura D'Andrea2
The Political Economy of American Foreign PolicyElliot, W. Y.2
Freedom at Risk: Secrecy, Censorship, and Repression in the 1980sCurry, Richard O.2
The Condor Years: How Pinochet and His Allies Brought Terrorism to Three ContinentsDinges, John2
Labor and the Course of American DemocracyBergquist, Charles2
A History of the Monroe DoctrinePerkins, Dexter2
Aramco, the United States, and Saudi Arabia: A Study of the Dynamics of Foreign Oil Policy, 1933-1950Anderson, Irvine H.2
The Americanization of BrazilHaines, Gerald K.2
My Lai 4: A Report on the Massacre and Its AftermathHersh, Seymour M.2
The Rising American EmpireAlstyne, Richard Warner Van2
The Iran-Contra Connection: Secret Teams and Covert Operations in the Reagan EraHunter, Jane; Marshall, Jonathan; Scott, Peter Dale2
Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's WarShadid, Anthony2
The control of oilBlair, John Malcolm2
John Dewey and American DemocracyWestbrook, Robert B.2
Voices of a People's History of the United States Zinn, Howard; Arnove, Anthony2
Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror Scheuer, Michael2
Making democracy safe for oil: Oilmen and the Islamic EastRand, Christopher T2
Democracy's Discontent: America in Search of a Public Philosophy Sandel, Michael2
Peering into the abyss of the futureChomsky, Noam2
Contours of Descent: U.S. Economic Fractures and the Landscape of Global AusterityPollin, Robert2
The Economy of DeathBarnet, Richard J.2
Our Enemies and Us: America's Rivalries and the Making of Political ScienceOren, Ido2
The lawless state: The crimes of the US intelligence agenciesHalperin, Morton H2
Nuremberg and VietnamTaylor, Telford2
The Battle for Guatemala: Rebels, Death Squads and U.S.PowerJonas, Susanne2
Drugs and Democracy in Latin America: The Impact of U.S. PolicyYoungers, Coletta A.; Rosin, Eileen2
Unequal Giants: Diplomatic Relations Between the United States and Brazil, 1889-1930Smith, Joseph2
Democracy In AmericaTocqueville, Alexis De2
Just War Against Terror: Ethics and the Burden of American Power in a Violent WorldElshtain, Jean Bethke2
The Kennedys and Cuba: The Declassified Documentary HistoryWhite, Mark J.2
A Less Than Perfect Union: Alternative Perspectives on the U.S. ConstitutionLobel, Jules2
Eisenhower and Latin AmericaRabe, Stephen G.2
Addicted to Oil: America's Relentless Drive for Energy SecurityRutledge, Ian2
The Problem of the Media: U.S. Communication Politics in the Twenty-first CenturyMcChesney, Robert2
The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America 1815-1846Sellers, Charles2
Politics of U.S. LabourMilton, David2
Blowback: America's Recruitment of Nazis and Its Effects on the Cold WarSimpson, Christopher2
Politics of Health Policy: The U.S.Reforms, 1980-93Navarro, Vicente2
Oil, War and American Security: The Search for a National Policy on Foreign Oil, 1941-47Stoff, Michael B.2
Benevolent Assimilation: The American Conquest of the Philippines, 1899-1903Miller, Stuart Creighton2
Closest of Enemies: Personal and Diplomatic History of the Castro YearsSmith, Wayne S.2
Unfinished Business: America and Cuba after the Cold War, 1989-2001Morley, Morris; McGillion, Chris2
Hidden Elections: 1980 Presidential ElectionsRogers, Joel; Ferguson, Thomas2
The U.S. Press and Iran: Foreign Policy and the Journalism of DeferenceDorman, William; Farhang, Mansour2
Empire and Superempire: Britain, America and the WorldPorter, Bernard2
Aggressive Unilateralism: America's 301 Trade Policy and the World Trading SystemBhagwati, Jagdish N.; Patrick, Hugh T.1
Sir! No Sir! - The Suppressed Story of the GI Movement to End the War in VietnamZeiger, David1
NATO's Secret Armies: Operation GLADIO and Terrorism in Western EuropeDaniele, Ganser1
The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and PowerYergin, Daniel1
Iraq and the Second Gulf War: State Building and Regime SecurityMohamedou, Mohammad-Mahmoud1
The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy and the End of the RepublicJohnson, Chalmers1
Elusive Peace: How the Holy Land Defeated AmericaBergman, Ahron1
The Clash: U.S.-Japanese Relations Throughout HistoryLafeber, Walter1
Germs: America's Secret War against Biological WeaponsMiller, Judith; Engelberg, Stephen; Broad, William J.1
The forging of the Union, 1781-1789Morris, Richard B.1
The New Student Left: An AnthologyCohen, Mitchell; Hale, Dennis1
Administration of the Lobby Registration Provision of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946Graves, W. Brooke1
The Presidency of John F. KennedyGiglio, James N.1
America's Other War: Terrorizing ColombiaStokes, Doug1
Thailand and the United StatesDarling, Frank C1
Top Heavy: Increasing Inequality of Wealth in America and What Can Be Done About ItWolff, Edward N.1
Collision Course: NATO, Russia, and KosovoNorris, John1
Imperial Democracy: Emergence of America as a Great PowerMay, Ernest R.1
Freedom Under Fire: U.S. Civil Liberties in Times of WarLinfield, Michael1
The Trial of Henry KissingerHitchens, Christopher1
Social Security: The Phony CrisisBaker, Dean1
Inventors of the promised landFriedman, Lawrence Jacob1
The Social Health of the Nation: How America is Really DoingMiringoff, Marc L.; Miringoff, Marque-Luisa1
Made in America: Regaining the Productive EdgeDertouzos, Michael L.1
United States of America: Rights for AllAmnesty International1
The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and PowerBakan, Joel1
Men of DestinyLippmann, Walter1
Taking Sides: America's Secret Relations With Militant IsraelGreen, Stephen J.1
Under the Eagle:U.S Intervention in Central America and the CaribbeanPearce, Jenny1
View from Chapultepec: Mexican Writers on the Mexican-American WarRobinson, Cecil1
How Democratic is the American Constitution? Dahl, Robert A1
America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our DemocracySpeth, James Gustave; Alperovitz, Gar1
France, the United States and the Algerian WarWall, Irwin M1
Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in VietnamPorter, Gareth1
Battle Lines: The American Media and the IntifadaLederman, Jim1
America's Secret War against Bolshevism: U.S. Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1917-1920 Foglesong, David S.1
World Revolutionary Elites: Studies in Coercive Ideological MovementsLasswell, Harold Dwight; Lerner, Daniel1
General Reinhard Gehlen: The CIA ConnectionReese, Mary Ellen1
The Napoleon of New York: Mayor Fiorello La GuardiaJeffers, H. Paul1
Intellectuals and McCarthy: Radical SpecterRogin, Michael Paul1
DocumentsKaplan, Susan; Macy, Christy1
Empire Lite: Nation Building in Bosnia, Kosovo, AfghanistanIgnatieff, Michael1
The Vanishing Voter: Public Involvement in an Age of UncertaintyPatterson, Thomas E.1
Southeast Asia: Problems of United States Policy Henderson, William1
Surrender: How the Clinton Administration Completed the Reagan RevolutionMeeropol, Michael1
Manifest Design: Anxious Aggrandizement in Late Jacksonian AmericaHietala, Thomas R.1
Socialism and American Life: v. 1Persons, Stow; Egbert, Donald Drew1
The Western alliance: European-American relations since 1945 Grosser, Alfred1
Calling the Shots: How Washington Dominates Today's UNBennis, Phyllis1
Why the United States Does Not Have a National Health ProgramNavarro, Vicente1
In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process. The Colonial PeriodHigginbotham, Leon1
The Iranian Triangle: The Untold Story of Israel's Role in the Iran-Contra AffairSegev, Samuel1
How America Gets Away with Murder: Illegal Wars, Collateral Damage and Crimes Against HumanityMandel, Michael1
The Corporate Reconstruction of American Capitalism, 1890-1916Sklar, Martin J.1
Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington and Africa, 1959-1976Gleijeses, Piero1
Empire and Inequality: America and the World Since 9/11Street, Paul1
The Modern Corporation and American Political Thought: Law, Power, and IdeologyBowman, Scott R.1
The Fair Trade FraudBovard, James1
The Winter Soldier Investigation: An Inquiry into American War CrimesVietnam Veterans against the War1
Cold Warriors & Coups d'Etat: Brazilian-American Relations, 1945-1964Weis, Michael1
Democracy Detained: Secret Unconstitutional Practices in the U.S. War on TerrorOlshansky, Barbara1
Imperious EconomyCalleo, David1
Altered States: The United States and Japan Since the OccupationSchaller, Michael1
Man of the People: A Life of Harry S. TrumanHamby, Alonzo L.1
Imperial Brain Trust: The Council on Foreign Relations and United States Foreign PolicyShoup, Laurence H.; Minter, William1
The atomic bomb suppressed: American censorship in Japan 1945-1949Braw, Monica1
American Diplomacy and the Spanish Civil War Traina, Richard P.1
The Bitter Heritage: Vietnam and American Democracy 1941-1966Schlesinger, Arthur M.1
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only SuperpowerBlum, William1
Western interests in the Pacific RealmAdam, Thomas R1
Empire as a Way of LifeWilliams, William Appleman1
Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of JapanHasegawa, Tsuyoshi1
The American Intellectual EliteKadushin, Charles1
The Seeds of Empire: The American Revolutionary Conquest of the IroquoisMintz, Max M.1
War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific WarDower, John W.1
The Fish Is Red: The Story of the Secret War Against CastroHinckle, Warren; Turner, William W.1
The Rise of American Air Power: The Creation of ArmageddonSherry, Michael1
The American Revolution: Explorations in the History of American RadicalismYoung, Alfred1
Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American EmpireJohnson, Chalmers1
Reckless Gamble: The Sabotage of the United Nations in the Cuban Conflict and the Missile Crisis of 1962Ganser, Daniele1
Iraq,Inc.: A Profitable OccupationChatterjee, Pratap1
Shootdown: Flight 007 and the American ConnectionJohnson, R. W.1
Imperial AmbitionsChomsky, Noam0
What We Say GoesChomsky, Noam0