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Evil Paradises: Dreamworlds of Neoliberalism

Mike Davis, Daniel Bertrand Monk - Business & Economics - 2011 - 336 pages
This fascinating world tour takes us to Dubai, where a gilded archipelago of private islands offers supreme lifestyles to the super-rich and famous; Medellin and Kabul, where ...
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Late Victorian Holocausts: El Nino Famines and the Making of the Third World

Mike Davis - History - 2002 - 470 pages
Examining aseries of El Niņo-induced droughts and the famines that they spawnedaround the globe in the last third of the 19th century, Mike Davisdiscloses the intimate, baleful ...
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City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles

Mike Davis - Social Science - 2006 - 441 pages
No metropolis has been more loved or more hated. To its official boosters, “Los Angeles brings it all together.” To detractors, LA is a sunlit mortuary where “you can rot ...
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The Monster at Our Door: The Global Threat of Avian Flu

Mike Davis - Medical - 2012 - 212 pages
Avian influenza is a viral asteroid on a collision course with humanity. In 1918, a pandemic strain of influenza killed at least 40 million people in three months. Now, leading ...
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Be Realistic: Demand the Impossible

Mike Davis - Political Science - 2012 - 48 pages
Mike Davis delivers a brilliant defense of the Occupy movement and offers pragmatic advice to the 99%.
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In Praise of Barbarians: Essays Against Empire

Mike Davis - History - 2007 - 344 pages
A bold collection of essays and polemics from the world-renowned social critic Mike Davis.
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