The Resource Base nation, David Vine, (eaudio)

Base nation, David Vine, (eaudio)

Label
Base nation
Title
Base nation
Statement of responsibility
David Vine
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
American military bases encircle the globe with nearly a thousand locations in foreign lands. These bases are usually taken for granted or overlooked entirely, but in an eye-opening account, Base Nation shows that the worldwide network of bases brings with it a panoply of ills-and actually makes the nation less safe in the long run.As David Vine demonstrates, the overseas bases raise geopolitical tensions and provoke widespread antipathy towards the United States. They also undermine American democratic ideals, pushing the U.S. into partnerships with dictators and perpetuating a system of second-class citizenship. They breed sexual violence, destroy the environment, and damage local economies. And their financial cost is staggering: though the Pentagon underplays the numbers, Vine's accounting proves that the bill approaches $100 billion per year. With the U.S. withdrawing from Afghanistan and ending thirteen years of war, there is no better time to re-examine the tenets of our military strategy. Base Nation is an essential contribution to that debate
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Vine, David
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Jonathan Yen
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  • Yen, Jonathan
  • hoopla digital
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Nonfiction
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Base nation, David Vine, (eaudio)
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Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
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unknown
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 48 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781494595418
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11428199
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11428199
System control number
MWT11428199
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Base nation, David Vine, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 48 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494595418
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11428199
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11428199
System control number
MWT11428199
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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