i need 2 essays and should be about 4-6 pages long, or about 800-900 words on the books listed below.
The paper should be in essay style, answering these four questions:
1. What is the main point that the author is trying to make?
2. How does the author back it up with evidence,etc? What evidence is offered?
3. Do you agree or disagree with the author? On which points?
4. How do you back up your viewpoint-what evidence can you offer to justify your view?
here are the books:
Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen
People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn (long book—worth more extra points!)
Land of Hypocrisy by Kennie Anderson
Behind the Invasion of Iraq by Monthly Review Press
The New Jim Crow– by Michelle Alexander
King Leopold’s Ghost by Adam Hochschild
Addicted to War: Why the U.S. Can’t Kick Militarism by Joel Andreas
Derailing Democracy: The America the Media Don’t Want You to See by David McGowan
The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things by Barry Glassner
Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire by Chalmers Johnson
Living with Racism by Joe R. Feagin (Author)
Discrimination American Style: Institutional Racism and Sexism by Joe R. Feagin
Institutional Racism in America. by L. Knowles (Editor)
Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative by David Brock
A Brutal Friendship: The West and the Arab Elite by Said K. Aburish
Iraq Under Siege: The Deadly Impact of Sanctions and War by Anthony Arnove
The Greatest Story Never Told by Michael K. Smith
What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News by Eric Alterman
The Scourging of Iraq : Sanctions, Law and Natural Justice by Geoff Simons
Beyond the Storm: A Gulf Crisis Reader by Phyllis Bennis
The Trial of Henry Kissinger by Christopher Hitchens
War on Iraq: What Team Bush Doesn’t Want You to Know by William Rivers Pitt, Scott Ritter
Terrorism and War (Open Media Pamphlet Series) by Howard Zinn, Anthony Arnove
Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid
Bushwhacked: Life in George W. Bush’s America by Molly Ivins, Lou Dubose
Prison Nation: The Warehousing of America’s Poor by Tara Herivel (Editor), Paul Wright (Editor)
Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis by Christian Parenti
Acts of Rebellion: A Ward Churchill Reader by Ward Churchill
States of Confinement: Policing, Detention, and Prisons by Joy James (Editor),
Education as Enforcement: The Militarization and Corporatization of Schools by Kenneth J. Saltman
Weapons of Mass Deception: The Uses of Propaganda in Bush’s War on Iraq
by Sheldon Rampton, John C. Stauber
The Quiet American (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by Graham Greene