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Description - Evil Paradises by Mike Davis

Evil Paradises shows us the face of conspicuous consumption gone mad, exploring new developments that are being built from extreme global wealth. Although the case studies - which are drawn from around the world - read like science fiction, they are in fact all real. They include a gilded archipelago of private islands in Dubai and a two million acre private national park owned by Ted Turner. With an introduction by Mike Davis and contributions from Rebecca Solnit, Jon Wiener and others, this collection reveals the dark side of modern capitalism and the current building boom.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781595583925
ISBN-10: 1595583920
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 157mm x mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: The New Press
Publisher: The New Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mike Davis

MacArthur fellow Mike Davis is the author of Monster at Our Door and Dead Cities (The New Press), among other books. He lives in San Diego. Daniel Bertrand Monk is the director of the Peace Studies Program at Colgate University and the author of An Aesthetic Occupation. He lives in Hamilton, New York.

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