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Simulacra and Simulation
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For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign
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The System of Objects
Published for the first time in English, this is Jean Baudrillard's earliest book, written in 1968, at a time when (as the author would put it later), "The society of the spectacle and itsExpand
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The Consumer Society: Myths and Structures
Jean Baudrillard's book The Consumer Society is a masterful contribution to contemporary sociology. It certainly has its place in the tradition which includes Durkheim's The Division of Labour inExpand
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Symbolic Exchange And Death
Introduction - Mike Gane The End of Production The Order of Simulacra Fashion, or The Enchanting Spectacle of the Code The Body, or The Mass Grave of Signs Political Economy and Death TheExpand
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The Ecstasy of Communication
"The need to speak, even if one has nothing to say, becomes more pressing when one has nothing to say, just as the will to live becomes more urgent when life has lost its meaning."--from The EcstasyExpand
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The Mirror of Production
ion and alienation of social relations, about exploiter-exploited relations, etc . , has value , strictly speaking, only when applied to our kind of social organization . To project itExpand
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Simulacres et simulation
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The Gulf War Did Not Take Place
In a provocative analysis written during the unfolding drama of 1992, Baudrillard draws on his concepts of simulation and the hyperreal to argue that the Gulf War did not take place but was aExpand
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The Illusion of the End
Translatora s Acknowledgements. 1. Pataphysics of the Year 2000. 2. The Reversal of History. 3. The Ascent of the Vacuum Towards the Periphery. 4. The Event Strike. 5. The Thawing of the East. 6. TheExpand
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