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John Pilger - Hidden Agendas. - 9780099741510 - KRA0005122
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Hidden Agendas.

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Description for Hidden Agendas. Paperback. Based upon "Distant Voices", this work gathers together essays on a range of subjects including Burma, Fleet Street, East Timor, Vietnam, the media and UK politics. Num Pages: 704 pages, facsimiles, portraits. BIC Classification: DNJ; JFD; JPVN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 38. Weight in Grams: 524. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear

In this powerful book, journalist and film maker John Pilger strips away the layers of deception, dissembling language and omission that prevent us from understanding how the world really works.

From the invisible corners of Tony Blair's Britain to Burma, Vietnam, Australia, South Africa and the illusions of the 'media age', power, he argues, has its own agenda. Unchallenged, it operates to protect its interests with a cynical disregard for people - shaping, and often devastating, millions of lives.

By unravelling the hidden histories of contemporary events, Pilger allows us to read between the lines. He ... Read more

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About John Pilger
John Pilger grew up in Sydney, Australia. He has been a war correspondent, author and film-maker. He has twice won British journalism's highest award, that of Journalist of the Year, for his work all over the world, notably in Cambodia and Vietnam. He has been International Reporter of the Year and winner of the United Nations Associated Peace Prize and ... Read more

Reviews for Hidden Agendas.
Pilger is the closest we have to the greatest correspondents of the 1930s... The truth in his hands is a weapon, to be picked up and brandished and used in the struggle against evil and injustice
Pilger's strength is his gift for finding the image, the instant, that reveals all - he is a photographer using words ... Read more

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