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Ordinary Persons Guide to Empire

Arundhati Roy

ISBN 10: 0670057614 / ISBN 13: 9780670057610
Published by Penguin, New Delhi, 2005
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Contents 1. Ahimsa. 2. Come September. 3. The loneliness of Noam Chomsky. 4. Confronting empire. 5. Peace is war. 6. An ordinary person's guide to Empire. 7. Instant mix imperial democracy (buy one get one free). 8. When the saints go marching out. 9. In memory of Shankar Guha Niyogi. 10. Do turkeys enjoy thanksgiving. 11. How deep shall we dig. 12. The road to Harsud. 13. Public power in the age of empire. 14. Peace and the new corporate liberation theology. Notes. Publisher's note. Index. When India detonated a thermonuclear device in May 1998 Arundhati Roy wrote The End of Imagination. Since then she has written with clarity precision and insight about a range of subjects of the utmost importance. This second volume of her collected non fiction writing brings together fourteen essays written between June 2002 and November 2004. In these essays Arundhati Roy draws the thread of empire through seemingly unconnected arenas uncovering the links between America's war on terror the growing threat of corporate power the response of nation states to resistance movements caste and communal politics in India the role of NGOs and the perverse machinery of an increasingly corporatized mass media. Meticulously researched and carefully argued An Ordinary Person's Guide to Empire is a necessary work for our times. 424 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 55935

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Title: Ordinary Persons Guide to Empire

Publisher: Penguin, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

Edition: New

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