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Capitalism : a ghost story

Author: Arundhati Roy
Publisher: London : Verso, 2015(2014)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Capitalism: A Ghost Story, best-selling writer Arundhati Roy examines the dark side of Indian democracy--a nation of 1.2 billion, where the country's 100 richest people own assets worth one quarter of India's gross domestic product. Ferocious and clear-sighted, this is a searing portrait of a nation haunted by ghosts: the hundreds of thousands of farmers who have committed suicide to escape punishing debt; the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arundhati Roy
ISBN: 9781784780944 1784780944 9781784780326 1784780324
OCLC Number: 927507137
Description: 125 s

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