History of Forgetting by Norman Klein
Look inside with Google Book Preview
History of Forgetting
By Norman Klein

A History of Forgetting

Los Angeles and the Erasure of Memory

By (author) See other recent books by Norman Klein
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $58.40
Your Price: $52.56 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.84! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.63 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days

History of Forgetting by Norman Klein

Book Description

Los Angeles is a city which has long thrived on the continual re-creation of its own myth. In this extraordinary work, Norman Klein examines the process of memory erasure in LA. Using a provocative mixture of fact and fiction, the book takes us on an "anti-tour" of downtown LA, examines life for Vietnamese immigrants in the City of Dreams, imagines Walter Benjamin as a Los Angeleno, and finally looks at the way information technology has recreated the city, turning cyberspace into the last suburb. In this new edition, Norman Klein explores the evolution of the Latino majority, how the Pacific economy is changing the structure of urban life, the impact of collapsing infrastructure in the city, and the restructuring of those very districts that had been "forgotten"

Buy History of Forgetting book by Norman Klein from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781844672424
ISBN-10: 1844672425
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 160mm x 27mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Verso Books
Publisher: Verso Books
Publish Date: 12-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about History of Forgetting book by Norman Klein and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Norman Klein

Norman M. Klein is a critic and historian of mass culture, editor of "Fragile Moments: A History of Media-Induced Experience, "and author of "Seven Minutes: The Life and Death of the American Animated Cartoon" from Verso. He teaches at the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Norman Klein close
BoomerangBooks.com.au close