This Is Burning Man
The Rise of a New American Underground
By (author) Brian Doherty
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This Is Burning Man by Brian Doherty
Book DescriptionThis Is Burning Man tells the story of how the simple burning of a wooden man came to attract more than thirty thousand anarchists, Internet millionaires, ravers, academics, hippies, gearheads, punks, and suburban parents who travel to the Black Rock Desert each year to create an entirely alternate dimension. Brian Doherty captures the extraordinary spirit of the festival -- its whimsy, its danger, and its absurdity -- as well as the outrageous genius and folly of its artists and players. Whether you are a Burning Man veteran or couldn't imagine coping with the festival's often brutal desert setting and mad behavior, this book is an invitation to explore the radical creativity and exhilaration of being a Black Rock citizen. Welcome to the incendiary vision that is Burning Man. Welcome home.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781932100860
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: BenBella Books
Publisher: BenBella Books
Publish Date: 20-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Brian Doherty
Environmentalism, Resistance and Solidarity, Hardback (October 2013)
Drawing from a rich mix of survey data, interviews, and access to internal meetings, Brian Doherty and Timothy Doyle show how FoEI has developed a distinctive environmentalism, which allows for the differences in context between regions and across the North-South divide.
Radicals for Capitalism, Paperback (May 2008)
This illuminating, lively history of an influential political movement--told through the life stories of its standard bearers-- casts new light on the intellectual and political history of postwar America
Beyond Borders, Hardback (January 2008)
Examines how trans-national politics is changing the nature of environmentalism through examining both wider theoretical and comparative questions derived from case studies grounded in Europe, Africa, America, Asia and the Middle East.
Search-a-Words, Paperback (March 2003)» View all books by Brian Doherty
Seventy-two different puzzles in which players must circle groups of letters - vertically, horizontally, diagonally, more - that spell words from specific categories: flowers, states, languages, more.
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