The Resource Call them by their true names : American crises (and essays), Rebecca Solnit

Call them by their true names : American crises (and essays), Rebecca Solnit

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Call them by their true names : American crises (and essays)
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Call them by their true names
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American crises (and essays)
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Rebecca Solnit
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eng
Summary
"Changing the world means changing the story, the names, and the language with which we describe it. Calling things by their true names cuts through the lies that excuse, disguise, avoid, or encourage inaction, indifference, obliviousness in the face of injustice and violence. In this powerful and wide-ranging collection, Solnit turns her attention to battles over meaning, place, language, and belonging at the heart of the defining crises of our time. She explores the way emotions shape political life, electoral politics, police shootings and gentrification, the life of an extraordinary man on death row, the pipeline protest at Standing Rock, and the existential threat posed by climate change."--
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Solnit, Rebecca
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306.0973
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Social justice
  • Social action
  • Political culture
  • United States
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Call them by their true names : American crises (and essays), Rebecca Solnit
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9781608469468
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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  • on1049990880
  • (OCoLC)1049990880
Label
Call them by their true names : American crises (and essays), Rebecca Solnit
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9781608469468
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1049990880
  • (OCoLC)1049990880

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