Author:Baudrillard, Jean

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THE SPIRIT OF TERRORISM, NEW REVISED EDITION

By: Baudrillard, Jean

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Verso: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000047751

ISBN: 1859844480

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Baudrillard sees the power of the terrorists as lying in the symbolism of slaughter - not merely the reality of death, but in a sacrifice that challenges the whole system. Where previously the old revolutionary sought to conduct a struggle between real forces in the context of ideology and politics, the new terrorist mounts a powerful symbolic challenge which, when combined with high-tech resources, constitutes an unprecedented assault on an over-soph... View more info