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Capitalism : a ghost story

Author: Arundhati Roy
Publisher: London : Verso, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
"This series of essays examines the dark side of democracy in contemporary India. The book also shows how the demands of globalized capitalism has subjugated billions of people around the world to the highest and most intense forms of racism and and exploitation"--

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arundhati Roy
ISBN: 9781784780944 1784780944
OCLC Number: 1019971988
Description: 125 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Preface: The president took the salute --
Capitalism: a ghost story --
I'd rather not be Anna --
Dead men talking --
Kashmir's fruits of discord --
A perfect day for democracy --
Consequences of hanging Afzal Guru --
Afterword: Speech to the people's university.
Responsibility: Arundhati Roy.


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