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The Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky

The Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky

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The Top 100 Books Referenced by Noam Chomsky list is compiled using an algorithm. The algorithm merges the data from the references, multiple books, and authors lists. Source details are availalbe on the home page.


Book Title Author(s)
1The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and PropagandaEdward Herman
2Instruments of Statecraft: U.S. Guerrilla Warfare, Counterinsurgency, and Counter-Terrorism, 1940-1990Michael McClintock
3Last Reflections on a War: Bernard B.Fall's Last Comments on VietnamBernard B. Fall
4Capital: Critique of Political Economy v. 1Karl Marx
5Right Turn: The Decline of the Democrats and the Future of American PoliticsThomas Ferguson; Joel Rogers
6Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, PretoriaPiero Gleijeses
7Confronting the Third World: United States Foreign Policy, 1945-1980Gabriel Kolko
8Intervention: How America Became Involved in VietnamGeorge Kahin
9The Politics of Heroin: CIA Complicity in the Global Drug Trade, Afghanistan, Southeast Asia, Central America, ColumbiaAlfred W. McCoy
10Requiem for Revolution: United States and Brazil, 1961-69Ruth Leacock
11The Crisis of DemocracySamuel P. Huntington; Joji Watanuki; Michel Crozier
12Reflections on the Cuban Missile CrisisRaymond L. Garthoff
13The Reagan Aministration And NicaraguaJames Petras; Morris Morley
14A Preponderance of Power: National Security, Truman Administration and the Cold WarMelvyn P. Leffler
15Inevitable Revolutions: United States in Central AmericaWalter Lafeber
16The Long Peace: Inquiries into the History of the Cold WarJohn Lewis Gaddis
17Reagan Versus the Sandinistas: Undeclared War on NicaraguaThomas W. Walker
18In the Name of Democracy: U.S. Policy Toward Latin America in the Reagan YearsThomas Carothers
19Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine ConflictNorman G. Finkelstein
20The Making of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1947-1951Ilan Pappe
21Kennedy's Quest for Victory: American Foreign Policy, 1961-1963Thomas G. Paterson
22Viet Cong: The Organization and Techniques of the National Liberation Front of South VietnamDouglas Pike
23The CIA: Forgotten HistoryWilliam Blum
24Human Rights and United States Policy Toward Latin AmericaLars Schoultz
25Cambodia 1975 - 1982Michael Vickery
26Ruthless Criticism: New Perspectives in US Communications HistoryRobert McChesney
27Exporting Democracy: The United States and Latin AmericaAbraham F. Lowenthal
28No Gods, No Masters: An Anthology of AnarchismDaniel Guerin
29Taking the Risk out of Democracy: Corporate Propaganda Versus Freedom and LibertyAlex Carey
30Supremacy and Oil: Iraq, Turkey and the Anglo-American World Order, 1918-30William Stivers
31The Uses of HaitiPaul Farmer
32Collusion Across the Jordan: King Abdullah, the Zionist Movement and the Partition of PalestineAvi Shlaim
33Anarcho-syndicalism: Theory and PracticeRudolf Rocker
34American Foreign PolicyHenry A. Kissinger
35Safe for Democracy: The Anglo-American Response to Revolution, 1913-1923Lloyd C. Gardner
36Business as a System of PowerRobert A. Brady
37The Wealth of NationsAdam Smith
38Economic Liberalism and Under-development Frederick Clairmont
39Collateral Damage: The New World Order at Home and AbroadCynthia Peters
40The Iran-Contra Connection: Secret Teams and Covert Operations in the Reagan EraJane Hunter; Jonathan Marshall; Peter Dale Scott
41Israel's Border Wars, 1949-1956: Arab Infiltration, Israeli Retaliation, and the Countdown to the Suez WarBenny Morris
42Voices of a People's History of the United States Howard Zinn; Anthony Arnove
43War with Iraq: Costs, Consequences, and AlternativesCarl Kaysen
44The Kennedy Tapes. Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile CrisisPhilip D. Zelikow; Ernest R. May
45Condemned to Repetition: United States and NicaraguaRobert A. Pastor
46The Limits of State ActionWilhelm von Humboldt; J. W. Burrow
47Peace Denied: United States, Vietnam and the Paris AgreementGareth Porter
48The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our TimeKarl Polanyi
49Selling Free Enterprise: The Business Assault on Labor and Liberalism, 1945-60Elizabeth Fones-Wolf
50The Marshall Plan: America, Britain and the Reconstruction of Western Europe, 1947-1952 Michael J. Hogan
51The United States and the Origins of the Cuban RevolutionJules R Benjamin
52The New Intifada: Resisting Israel's ApartheidRoane Carey
53Emergence of a Free PressLeonard W. Levy
54The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White HouseSeymour M. Hersh
55Danger and Survival: Choices About the Bomb in the First Fifty YearsMcGeorge Bundy
56The Transformation of American Law 1870 - 1960Morton J. Horwitz
57John Quincy Adams and American Global EmpireWilliam Earl Weeks
58The United States and Fascist Italy, 1922-1940David F. Schmitz
59The Origins of the Korean War: Volume II The Roaring of the Cataract 1947-1950Bruce Cumings
60The Quality of Mercy: Cambodia, Holocaust and Modern ConscienceWilliam Shawcross
61Just the Facts: A Civilian's Guide to U.S. Defense and Security Assistance to Latin America and the CaribbeanJoy Olson; Adam Isacson
62ChurchillClive Ponting
63Politicide: Ariel Sharon's War Against the PalestiniansBaruch Kimmerling
64The American Occupation of Japan: The Origins of the Cold War in AsiaMichael Schaller
65Expulsion of the Palestinians: The Concept of "Transfer" in Zionist Political Thought, 1882-1948Nur Masalha
66Facing West: Metaphysics of Indian-hating and Empire-buildingRichard Drinnon
67In RetrospectRobert S. McNamara
68The CIA and American DemocracyRhodri Jeffreys-jones
69European Empires from Conquest to Collapse, 1815-1960V.G. Kiernan
70After Such Knowledge, What Forgiveness? My Encounters With Kurdistan Jonathan Randal
71A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White HouseArthur M. Schlesinger
72Politics of Health Policy: The U.S.Reforms, 1980-93Vicente Navarro
73Culture, Inc.: The Corporate Takeover of Public ExpressionHerbert I. Schiller
741984George Orwell
75Power Without Responsibility: Press, Broadcasting and the Internet in BritainJean Seaton; James Curran
76Accumulation and Power: Economic History of the United StatesRichard B. DuBoff
77The Discovery of IndiaJawaharlal Nehru
78The Record of the Paper: How the "New York Times" Misreports US Foreign PolicyRichard A. Falk; Howard Friel
79Worlds in CollisionKen Booth; Tim Dunne; Kenneth N. Waltz
80The Uncensored War: The Media and VietnamDaniel C. Hallin
81Web Of Deceit: Britain's Real Foreign Policy: Britain's Real Role in the WorldMark Curtis
82Between Serb and Albanian: A History of KosovoMiranda Vickers
83The State of the World's Children: 1997UNICEF
84Qaddafi and the United States since 1969Edward Haley
85The Road to OPEC: United States Relations with Venezuela, 1919-1976Stephen G. Rabe
86Spanish Cockpit: An Eyewitness Account of the Spanish Civil WarFranz Borkenau
87The Age of Terror: America and the World After September 11Strobe Talbott; Nayan Chanda
88Nicaragua: The Price of Intervention : Reagan's Wars Against the SandinistasPeter Kornbluh
89Washington's War on NicaraguaHolly Sklar
90Empire of FortuneFrancis Jennings
91Al-Qaeda: The True Story of Radical IslamJason Burke
92Arguing About WarMichael Walzer
93Humanitarian Intervention: The United Nations in an Evolving World OrderSean D. Murphy
94Mark Twain's Weapons of Satire: Antiimperialist Writings on the Philippine-American WarMark Twain; Jim Zwick
95Panic Rules: Everything You Need to Know about the Global EconomyRobin Hahnel
96The Anatomy of the Nuremberg TrialsTelford Taylor
97Bitter Fruit: The Untold Story of the American Coup in GuatemalaStephen C. Schlesinger; Stephen Kinzer
98Out of Control: The Story of the Reagan Administration's Secret War in Nicaragua, the Illegal Arms Pipeline, and the Contra Drug ConnectionLeslie Cockburn
99U.S.Policy Toward Economic Nationalism in Latin America, 1917-29Michael L. Krenn
100East Timor: The Price of FreedomJohn G. Taylor