Contrary Notions
The Michael Parenti Reader


“Radical in the true sense of the word, [Parenti] digs at the roots which... sustain our public consciousness.”— Los Angeles Times Book Review

Internationally acclaimed, award-winning author Michael Parenti is one of America’s most astute and engaging political analysts. Parenti’s work has enlightened and enlivened readers for many years, covering a wide range of subjects.

Here is a rich selection of his most lucid and penetrating writings on real history, political life, empire, wealth, class power, technology, culture, ideology, media, environment, sex, and ethnicity. Also included are a few choice selections drawn from his own life experiences and political awakening. Parenti goes where few political observers dare to tread. Time and again he takes the extra step beyond the parameters of permissible opinion, and time and again he succeeds in carrying the reader with him.

The selections herein, that are reprinted from previously published works, have been revised and updated. Other offerings appear here for the very first time.


Michael Parenti
is a critically acclaimed author and an extraordinary public speaker. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University and has taught at a number of colleges and universities, in the United States and abroad. He is the author of twenty books, including Superpariotism , The Assassination of Julius Caesar, Inventing Reality, and Democracy for the Few.

Title Contrary Notions
Subtitle The Michael Parenti Reader
Publisher City Lights Publishers
Title First Published 01 August 2007
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 304 p.
ISBN-10 0872864820
ISBN-13 9780872864825
Publication Date 01 August 2007
Main content page count 304
Weight 24 oz.
List Price $18.95
 


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