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Storming the Gates of Paradise

Landscapes for Politics

Storming the Gates of Paradise( )
Author: Solnit, Rebecca
ISBN:978-0-520-25656-9
Publication Date:May 2008
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $51.99
Book Description:

Rebecca Solnit has made a vocation of journeying into difficult territory and reporting back, as an environmentalist, antiglobalization activist, and public intellectual. Storming the Gates of Paradise, an anthology of her essential essays from the past ten years, takes the reader from the Pyrenees to the U.S.--Mexican border, from San Francisco to London, from open sky to the deepest mines, and from the antislavery struggles of two hundred years ago to today's street...
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Book Details
Pages:436
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Ecology
Political Science / American Government / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 20.32 x 3.048 cm
Book Weight:0.773 Kilograms
Author Biography
Solnit, Rebecca (Author)
Rebecca Solnit writes extensively on photography and landscape. She is a contributing editor to Art Issues and Creative Camera and is the author of three books. She has contributed essays to several museum catalogues including Crimes and Splendors: The Desert Cantos of Richard Misrach and the Whitney Museum's Beat Culture and the New America. She was a 1993 recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.

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