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Author Lindqvist, Sven
Title The Dead Do Not Die : "Exterminate All the Brutes" and Terra Nullius
Imprint New York : The New Press, 2014
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Note Intro -- Introduction -- EXTERMINATE ALL THE BRUTES -- Preface -- To In Salah -- An Outpost of Progress -- To Ksar Marabtine -- Gods of Arms -- To Tam -- The Friends -- To Arlit -- Cuvier's Discovery -- To Agadez -- The Birth of Racism -- Lebensraum, Todesraum -- To Zinder -- Notes -- TERRA NULLIUS -- To Moorundie -- The Secret of the Desert -- To Kahlin Compound -- The Dead Do Not Die -- To Pinjarra -- The Smell of White Man -- The Ground -- Chronology -- Bibliography -- Notes
Sven Lindqvist is one of our most original writers on race, colonialism, and genocide, and his signature approach—uniting travelogues with powerful acts of historical excavation—renders his books devastating and unforgettable. Now, for the first time, Lindqvist's most beloved works are available in one beautiful and affordable volume with a new introduction by Adam Hochschild. The Dead Do Not Die includes the full unabridged text of "Exterminate All the Brutes", called "a book of stunning range and near genius" by David Levering Lewis. In this work, Lindqvist uses Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness as a point of departure for a haunting tour through the colonial past, retracing the steps of Europeans in Africa from the late eighteenth century onward and thus exposing the roots of genocide via his own journey through the Saharan desert. The full text of Terra Nullius is also included, for which Lindqvist traveled 7,000 miles through Australia in search of the lands the British had claimed as their own because it was inhabited by "lower races," the native Aborigines—nearly nine-tenths of whom were annihilated by whites. The shocking story of how "no man's land" became the province of the white man was called "the most original work on Australia and its treatment of Aboriginals I have ever read . . . marvelous" by Phillip Knightley, author of Australia
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lindqvist, Sven The Dead Do Not Die : "Exterminate All the Brutes" and Terra Nullius New York : The New Press,c2014 9781595589897
Subject Lindqvist, Sven, -- 1932- -- Travel -- Australia.;Racism.;Racism in literature.;Aboriginal Australians -- History.;Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations
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Alt Author Tate, Joan
Death, Sarah
Hochschild, Adam
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