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Title:
The Virilio reader
Author:
Virilio, Paul.
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Publication Information:
Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1998.
Physical Description:
vii, 216 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
French
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ISBN:
9781557866523

9781557866530
Format :
Book

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Central Library HM221 .V55 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

First English language collection of the writing of French social critic, Paul Virilio. This volume represents his most important work, including five new translations and an exclusive interview with Virlio conducted by the editor reflecting the diverse career of this great social commentator on life in the late twentieth century.


Author Notes

James Der Derian is Professor of Political Science at University of Massachusetts - Amherst. He specialises in international relations, social theory, cultural and media studies. He is the author of Anti-diplomacy: Spies, Terror, Speed and War (Blackwell, 1992).


Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1 Interview: Is the Author Dead?
2 Military Space
3 The Suicidal State
4 The State of Emergency
5 The Critical Space
6 The Strategy Beyond
7 A Travelling Shot Over Eighty Years
8 Polar Inertia
9 The Vision Machine
10 The Art of the Motor
11 The Desert Screen
12 Continental Drift

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