Noam Chomsky, a professor of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Techlogy has achieved world rewn as a linguist and political activist. This book brings together his political and linguistic analysis. In this series of talks originally given in memory of Bertrand Russell in 1971, Chomsky applies empirical principles of human understanding to then-current issues, including the war in Indochina, the Cold War, the Cuban Missile Crisis and Richard Nixon's foreign policies.
Noam Chomsky is Professor of Linguistics at MIT, a world-renowned linguist and political activist, and the author of numerous books, including On Language, American Power and the New Mandarins, and the collection Understanding Power (all from The New Press). He lives in the United States.