The eminent political activist examines the principles and strategies of imperial violence and propaganda from American colonization to the modern day.
In this incisive study, Noam Chomsky demonstrates that «the great work of subjugation and conquest» has changed little over the years. Analyzing American policy and its consequences in Haiti, Latin America, Cuba, Indonesia, and even areas of the Third World developing in the United States, Chomsky draws striking parallels across centuries of imperialist adventures.
Year 501 sets out a compelling argument that the murder and exploitation of modern-day imperialism—and the denialism that allows it to flourish—are inextricably linked to the genocides of colonial times.
This edition includes a new preface by the author.