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The Virilio Reader free pdf Over a diverse career as a professor of architecture, urbanist, film critic, military historian, and peace strategist, Paul Virilio has produced over a dozen influential books that chart new territory on the impact of new technologies on society, war and the media, the virtualization of international politics and most notably, for his theories on speed as the dominant element of modern life.Representing the next wave of French social theorists, Virilio's unique perspectives on modern society will capture the attention of the social sciences, computer sciences, communications and humanities as well as general readers interested in the impact of new technology on everyday life. In this remarkable collection of English language translations, The Virilio Reader contains five new translations: The Suicidal State, The Critical Space, The Strategy Beyond, Polar Inertia and The Desert Screen, and an interview conducted by Der Derian with Virilio in a Paris caf

About James Der Derian

James Der Derian is Professor of Political Science at University of Massachusetts - Amherst. He specialises in international relations, social theory, cultural and media studies. He is the author of "Anti-diplomacy: Spies, Terror, Speed and War" (Blackwell, 1992).

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Author : James Der Derian
Publisher : Blackwell Publishers
Data Published : 17 August 1998
ISBN : 155786652X
EAN : 9781557866523
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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