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Off the Map: An Expedition Deep Into Imperialism, the Global Economy, and Other Earthly Whereabouts.

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Imperialism. It has been the dominant and dominating political force on planet Earth for centuries—from the age of the great European empires to our own era of giant corporate takeovers. Its influence is felt in every area of our lives, from the global to the deeply personal. In this book, Chellis Glendinning charts the course of empire across countries and continents and on into individual minds, hearts, and bodies—and it all happens within the story of her horseback ride through the wilds of New Mexico with her friend the Indo-Hispano vaquero, Snowflake Martinez. As their dreamlike journey unfolds, Chellis and Snowflake strive to understand the results of their ancestors' fatal encounter—hers, the "people of empire"; his, "the colonized"—weaving together current events with their childhood memories and the forces of history to reveal extent of imperialism's legacy— and to find a way "off the map," to a more hopeful future for us all.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-179).

About the Author

Chellis Glendinning is a psychologist, poet, social activist, and a pioneer in the field of ecopsychology. She lives in northern New Mexico, where she works for cultural preservation and environmental justice.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570623608
Author:
Glendinning, Chellis
Publisher:
Shambhala
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Industries
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Economics - International
Subject:
Competition, international
Subject:
Imperialism
Subject:
Radical economics
Subject:
Competition, International -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
International - Economics
Subject:
Industries - General
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Ecology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 173-179.
Publication Date:
19990928
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.32x6.30x.89 in. 1.04 lbs.

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