War Talk

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Roy's new essay collection, War Talk, highlights the global rise of militarism and religious and racial violence. Against the backdrop of nuclear brinkmanship between India and Pakistan, the horrific massacre of Muslims in Gujarat, and U.S. demands for an ever-expanding war on terror, she calls into question the equation of nation and ethnicity.
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Overview

Roy's new essay collection, War Talk, highlights the global rise of militarism and religious and racial violence. Against the backdrop of nuclear brinkmanship between India and Pakistan, the horrific massacre of Muslims in Gujarat, and U.S. demands for an ever-expanding war on terror, she calls into question the equation of nation and ethnicity.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780896087231
  • Publisher: South End Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2003
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 140
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Arundhati Roy wowed critics with her writing debut, The God of Small Things, which won the Booker Prize in 1998. She has also published several collections of essays The Cost of Living, Power Politics and most recently War Talk. Ms. Roy is an outspoken critic of India's nuclear weapons testing, controversial environmental issues and the US "war on terrorism".
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Table of Contents

War Talk 1
Ahimsa 9
Democracy 17
Come September 45
The Loneliness of Noam Chomsky 77
Confronting Empire 103
Glossary 113
Notes 115
Index 135
About the Author 143
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 13, 2003

    Very truthful

    This is a great book for anyone and eveyone it is disturbing at time because of all the events mentioned that are still occuring in the 21st century. GREAT BOOK

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2003

    Disturbingly Honest

    The author has some great insight on the implications of globilization (America's imperialization), the war on terror, and other fascist political issues that face our world today. A must read, but is not for those who refuse to see the otherside of the story.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2003

    kepping it real

    this is a writer with heart,in time when people don't want to hear the real deal on why this war on terrorism is a front for another agenda.....

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