THE CULTURE OF MAKE BELIEVE
By Derrick Jensen
Chelsea Green Publishing Company (2004, world English rights)
Paper • ISBN-13: 9781931498579 • US $25 • 9 in x 5.9 in • 720 pgs.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
This brilliant bestselling title offers a critical examination of the very idea of “civilization.”
One of two finalists for the 2003 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, The Culture of Make Believe was cited as “a passionate and provocative meditation on the nexus of racism, genocide, environmental destruction and corporate malfeasance, where civilization meets its discontents.”
“Derrick Jensen tears our illusions from us with his shocking yet graceful prose. It might numb us, but no. The Culture of Make Believe is a masterpiece. It stirs us with the excitement of being in a truer world, being our truer selves. Derrick Jensen is a public intellectual who both breaks and mends the reader’s heart.
Frances Moore Lappé, author of Diet for a Small Planet
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Derrick Jensen is an activist, teacher, and prize-winning author of numerous books, including A Language Older Than Words, Listening to the Land, Walking on Water: Reading, Writing, and Revolution, Thought to Exist in the Wild: Awakening from the Nightmare of Zoos, and co-author (with George Draffan) of Strangely Like War: The Global Assault on Forests and Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control. His writing has appeared in New York Times Magazine, Audubon, The Sun Magazine, and Orion Magazine, among many others. Recently named Press Action Person of the Year, his speaking engagements pack bookstores, university auditoriums, and conference halls across the nation. He lives in Northern California and continues to write about the destructive impact of industrial civilization, our connection to the land, our kinship with one another, and our place in the living world. His website is http://www.derrickjensen.org/.
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