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Title:
War is a racket : the antiwar classic by America's most decorated General
Author:
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940.
Edition:
New edition.
Publication Information:
Los Angeles, Calif. : Feral House ; London : Turnaround, 2003.
Physical Description:
66 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: How a military hero blew the whistle on corporate malfeasance / Adam Parfrey -- War is a racket / Smedley D. Butler -- Common sense neutrality / Smedley D. Butler -- An amendment for peace / Smedley D. Butler-- The horror of it : camera records of war's gruesome glories.
ISBN:
9780922915866
Format :
Book

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Summary

General Smedley Butler's frank book shows how American war efforts were animated by big-business interests. This extraordinary argument against war by an unexpected proponent is relevant now more than ever.