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Product Description: The violence wrought by climate change, toxic drift, deforestation, oil spills, and the environmental aftermath of war takes place gradually and often invisibly. Using the innovative concept of "slow violence" to describe these threats, Rob Nixon focuses on the inattention we have paid to the attritional lethality of many environmental crises, in contrast with the sensational, spectacle-driven messaging that impels public activism today...read more

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9780674049307 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 14, 2011, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: The violence wrought by climate change, toxic drift, deforestation, oil spills, and the environmental aftermath of war takes place gradually and often invisibly.

Paperback:

9780674072343 | Gld edition (Harvard Univ Pr, March 11, 2013), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The violence wrought by climate change, toxic drift, deforestation, oil spills, and the environmental aftermath of war takes place gradually and often invisibly.

Explores the societies that have pinned hopes for wealth on the feathers and meat of the ostrich, from South Africa's Karoo Desert to the modern American west, and discusses the passions and politics surrounding the bird.

Hardcover:

9780312245405 | 1 edition (Picador USA, March 1, 2000), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Explores the societies that have pinned hopes for wealth on the feathers and meat of the ostrich, from South Africa's Karoo Desert to the modern American west, and discusses the passions and politics surrounding the bird.

Paperback:

9780312270124, titled "Dreambirds: The Strange History of the Ostrich in Fashion, Food and Fortune" | Picador USA, March 1, 2001, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Explores the societies that have pinned hopes for wealth on the feathers and meat of the ostrich, from South Africa's Karoo Desert to the modern American west, and discusses the passions and politics surrounding the bird.

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Product Description: Homelands, Harlem and Hollywood chronicles the enormous social and political changes taking place in South Africa.

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9780415908603 | Routledge, August 1, 1994, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Homelands, Harlem and Hollywood chronicles the enormous social and political changes taking place in South Africa.

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9780415908610 | Routledge, June 1, 1994, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Homelands, Harlem and Hollywood chronicles the enormous social and political changes taking place in South Africa.

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Product Description: V.S. Naipaul stands as the most lionized literary mediator between First and Third World experience and is ordinarily viewed as possessing a unique authority on the subject of cross-cultural relations in the post-colonial era. In contesting this orthodox reading of his work, Nixon argues that Naipaul is more than simply an unduly influential writer...read more

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9780195067170 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, February 27, 1992, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: V.

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