Jean-Francois Revel – Anti-Americanism


After the 9-11 attack on the United States, the brief moment of global sympathy for America soon began giving way to blame. In France and other quarters of Europe, and elsewhere in the world, it was said that the Americans had brought this violence upon themselves. The United States was a “cowboy” nation disinclined to abide by the will of the United Nations and other multilateral institutions and bent on pursuing its objectives at any cost. It was the “hyperpower” whose corporations manipulated world markets and whose riches were acquired at the price of Third World impoverishment. No wonder it had been attacked!

Angered by these assaults on a nation he knows and admires, the distinguished French intellectual Jean-Francois Revel has come to America’s defense in Anti-Americanism, a biting and erudite book that, paradoxically, given his country’s especially vehement attack on the U.S., spent several weeks last year at the top of France’s best seller list.

Author: Jean-Francois Revel
Narrator: Christopher Lane
Duration: 7 hours 18 minutes
Released: 4 Jul 2007
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Language: English

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The author did a great job in gathering data from newspapers and exposing the blatant bias that the media has towards the left and against the USA. The author also gives you a true International Relations view of terrorism and the balance of power. I truly recommend it.