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Covert Capital

Landscapes of Denial and the Making of U. S. Empire in the Suburbs of Northern Virginia

Covert Capital( )
Author: Friedman, Andrew
Series title:American Crossroads Ser.
ISBN:978-0-520-27464-8
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $70.00
Book Description:

The capital of the U.S. Empire after World War II was not a city. It was an American suburb. In this innovative and timely history, Andrew Friedman chronicles how the CIA and other national security institutions created a U.S. imperial home front in the suburbs of Northern Virginia. In this covert capital, the suburban landscape provided a cover for the workings of U.S. imperial power, which shaped domestic suburban life. The Pentagon and the CIA built two of the largest office...
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Pages:375
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Regional
Political Science / Intelligence & Espionage
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.321 x 1.4 Inches
Book Weight:1.672 Pounds

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