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Twilight of Empire: Responses to Occupation

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Activists, ambassadors, and award-winning journalists offer their incisive analysis of the American occupation of Iraq in this timely collection of essays, featuring the arresting photography of Lynsey Addario. Topics include American economic interests in the war, the mainstream media coverage that made it politically feasible, escalating abuse of Muslim women by both Ame ...more
Paperback, 126 pages
Published August 9th 2004 by Perceval Press (first published August 2004)
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Tamra
Aug 21, 2008 Tamra rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anybody who wants a quick overview of Naomi Klein's Shock Doctrine
This was another one of those books that I felt was a great idea, but didn't quite work for me. There are wide range of essays, from the academic to the political to the personal, and some photography and poetry. A couple of the essays (Howard Zinn and Naomi Klein) I had read in other places, and the rest were good, but didn't inflame my passions the way the subject usually does. It may just be that my outrage level with the Bush Administration is so high all the time that I can't quite put thes ...more
Jodie
shamless self serving...the book that holds my blogs from the july 03 trip to Iraq.
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Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist who regularly photographs for The New York Times, National Geographic, and Time Magazine.

Lynsey began photographing professionally for the Buenos Aires Herald in Argentina 1996 with no previous photographic training or studies. She eventually began freelancing for the Associated Press in New York, where she worked for several years before moving abroad
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