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Finks: How the CIA Tricked the World’s Best Writers
A cold-war era history of how the CIA made itself an influence in literature and culture around the world. Follow the tactics from Russia to India and from Cuba and Mexico to Afghanistan.
Author: Joel Whitney
Publisher: OR Books
Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World
A 504-page resource to explore matters of free speech. In addition to the sub-titled “ten principles”, it contains extensive background materials and summaries of recent global events relating to free speech.
Author: Timothy Garton Ash
Publisher: Yale University Press
Political Correctness: A History of Semantics and Culture
A text book with several strong features. It provides not only a definition but also a concise history of political correctness and its origins; it also attempts to outline what Hughes calls “Zones of Controversy” – essentially a kind of catalog of offense
Author: Geoffrey Hughes
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons