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The Best Noam Chomsky Books

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List of the best Noam Chomsky books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Noam Chomsky is one of the most popular political authors of the last 100 years. Between his books on linguistics and politics, Chomsky has easily written over one hundred books in his lifetime. His first political book, American Power and the New Mandarins, criticized America's involvement in the Vietnam War. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite books below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Noam Chomsky who want to know which books they should start reading first.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different books, like Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media and Hegemony or Survival. What are Noam Chomsky's smartest books? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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    Manufacturing Consent: The Pol is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books

    First Published1988

    SubjectsPolitics, Media bias, International relations, Politics of the United States, Media studies

    Genres (Book)Politics

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Understanding Power is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books
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    SubjectsGovernment, Politics, International relations

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    American Power and the New Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books

    SubjectsCurrent events, Government, Politics, Warfare, International relations

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    World Orders Old and New is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books

    SubjectsInternational relations, Modern history, 20th century, Political Science, History

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    Hegemony or Survival is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books
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    First Published2003-11

    SubjectsImperialism, United States of America, Foreign relations of the United States, History of the United States, 20th century

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction, Political philosophy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    The Fateful Triangle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books
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    SubjectsMiddle East, Arab–Israeli conflict, Foreign relations of the United States, United States of America, Israel

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    Syntactic Structures is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books
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    SubjectsLinguistics, Research, Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Media Control is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books
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    Media Control

    Noam Chomsky

    SubjectsSocial science, Current events, Security, Politics, Iraq

    Genres (Book)Sociology

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    What We Say Goes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books
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    What We Say Goes

    Noam Chomsky

    First Published2007-10-02

    SubjectsCurrent events, Government, Politics, International relations, United States of America

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction, Political philosophy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Gaza in Crisis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books
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    Gaza in Crisis

    Noam Chomsky

    First Published2010-11-09

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Imperial Ambitions is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books
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    Imperial Ambitions

    Noam Chomsky

    First Published2005-10-05

    SubjectsPolitics of the United States, Foreign relations of the United States

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    The culture of terrorism is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books
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    The Prosperous Few and the Res is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books

    First Published1994-01-01

    SubjectsGlobalization

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    Counter-Revolutionary Violence is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books

    First Published1973

    SubjectsMedia bias, Politics of the United States, Foreign relations of the United States, Vietnam War, Terrorism

    Genres (Book)Politics

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    A New Generation Draws the Lin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books

    SubjectsCurrent events, Current affairs, Politics, Yugoslavia, Timor-Leste

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Deterring Democracy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books
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    First Published1991

    SubjectsCold War, United States of America, Foreign relations of the United States, Late 20th Century, History of the United States

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Necessary Illusions is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books
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    First Published1989-06

    SubjectsMedia bias, Democracy, United States of America, Foreign relations of the United States, Media studies

    Genres (Book)Sociology

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    Failed States: The Abuse of Po is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Noam Chomsky Books

    First Published2006-04

    SubjectsPolitics of the United States, Foreign relations of the United States

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