Edward S. Herman is professor emeritus of finance at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and has written extensively on economics, political economy, and the media. Among his books are Corporate Control, Corporate Power; The Real Terror Network; The Political Economy of Human Rights (with Noam Chomsky); and Manufacturing Consent (with Noam Chomsky).
David Peterson is an independent journalist and researcher based in Chicago.
Dasht-e-Leili, a massacre of several thousand by the Northern Alliance, is included, but not the country as a whole.
Another superb work in this is by the same author together with Noam Chomsky "Manufacturing Consent - The Political Economy of the Mass Media".
This book may be pretty much correct on most topics, but it's not a gread source of information (it's a pretty slim book).
Edward Herman and his coauthor David Peterson set out in very humane way to tell how the victims of this world are denied even the right to be called by the so called western... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mir Raheel Talpur
Great book, very interesting, but too short. It gives a very good overview of the topic, but considering how controversial the claims are, it needs to be substantiated more. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Greg Koenderman
Important text which reaffirms the axiom that history is the story of the victorious party in any war. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kate
I purchased this book out of curiosity as well as my appreciation for Noam Chomsky. I could not put this book down, and have read it three times within a 6 month period.Published 14 months ago by Mindyz
This book should be mandatory read in all schools. Without reading it, it is very difficult to understand how our morals and feelings about right and wrong are used against us. Read morePublished on October 8, 2012 by JC
Applying the "Propoganda Model" (crafted by Herman with Noam Chomsky; see Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media) to the recent history of genocide and... Read morePublished on August 14, 2012 by Brett A. MccUlly
I am deeply disgusted that this book has been accepted as fact by certain readers. The description of the events leading up to the Rwandan genocide is wrapped in untruths and a... Read morePublished on November 18, 2010 by Erin E Welsh
I've been following Herman ever since his magisterial Manufacturing Consent, so I wanted to like this book. Read morePublished on July 1, 2010 by Freeplanet