The Culture of Make Believe by Derrick JensenThe Culture of Make Believe by Derrick Jensen

The Culture of Make Believe

byDerrick Jensen

Paperback | March 1, 2004

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Derrick Jensen takes no prisoners in The Culture of Make Believe, his brilliant and eagerly awaited follow-up to his powerful and lyrical A Language Older Than Words. What begins as an exploration of the lines of thought and experience that run between the massive lynchings in early twentieth-century America to today's death squads in South America soon explodes into an examination of the very heart of our civilization. The Culture of Make Believe is a book that is as impeccably researched as it is moving, with conclusions as far-reaching as they are shocking.

Derrick Jensen is the prize-winning author of A Language Older than Words, The Culture of Make Believe, Listening to the Land, Strangely Like War, Welcome to the Machine, and Walking on Water. He was one of two finalists for the 2003 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, which cited The Culture of Make Believe as "a passionate and provocative m...
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Title:The Culture of Make BelieveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 8.95 × 5.91 × 1.79 inPublished:March 1, 2004Publisher:Chelsea Green PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1931498571

ISBN - 13:9781931498579

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Table of Contents

Preface
1. Uncovering
2. Utility
3. Invisibility
4. Contempt
5. Power
6. Property
7. Philanthropy
8. Giving back the land
9. Beginning to see
10. Redemption and failure
11. Flesh
12. Seeing things
13. The other side of darkness
14. Criminals
15. Killers
16. The cost of power
17. Tranquility and felicity
18. Assimilation
19. the impossibility of forgetting
20. Production
21. False contracts
22. Competition
23. Distance
24. Corporations, cops, and hungry ghosts
25. War
26. Resistance
27. Expanding the frontier
28. The view from inside
29. The closing of the iron cage
30. Holocausts
32. Coming home