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Resonance of Unseen Things

Author: Susan Lepselter
Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, USA University of Michigan Press 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Resonance of Unseen Things offers an ethnographic meditation on the "uncanny" persistence and cultural freight of conspiracy theory. The project is a reading of conspiracy theory as an index of a certain strain of late 20th-century American despondency and malaise, especially as understood by people experiencing downward social mobility. Written by a cultural anthropologist with a literary background, this  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Lepselter
ISBN: 9780472900657 047290065X 9780472072941 0472072943
OCLC Number: 960766862
Language Note: English
Accession No: (DE-599)GBV869970836
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (1 electronic resource (193 p.))

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Offers an ethnographic meditation on the "uncanny" persistence and cultural freight of conspiracy theory. Written by a cultural anthropologist with a literary background, this deeply  Read more...

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This is the kind of book that takes your breath away. Susan Lepselter is among the very best writers and thinkers whose work purposefully leaks out of academia into the heady, half-formulated, and Read more...

 
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