Sunday, March 16, 2008

Exceptions to accepted "Cold War Triumphalism"

I've stumbled upon Cold War Triumphalism: The Misuse of History After the Fall of Communism yet I've but read the introduction. I'm pleased so far. The work is a collection of essays edited by Professor Ellen Schrecker of Yeshiva University. As of late, I keep comparing substantive books such as these to Naomi Klein's Shock Doctrine. Ms. Klein's latest book changed pretty much my whole way of looking at the world and I'm wondering if this one might do the same. That image of The Gipper says much doesn't it? John Gunn

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