Virtual Geography: Living with Global Media Events
"The author's capacity to grasp and interpret these [world media] events is astounding, and her ability to provide insights into a world where unbounded information is circling the earth with the speed of light is startling." -- Choice
"... a wide-ranging, quirky and dextrous mix of description, theory and analysis, that documents the perils of the global telecommunications network... " -- Times Literary Supplement
"... this is a stimulating, even moving, book, dense with ideas and with many quotable lines." -- The New Statesman
"Wark is one of the most original and interesting cultural critics writing today." -- Lawrence Grossberg
McKenzie Wark writes about the experience of everyday life under the impact of increasingly global media vectors. We no longer have roots, we have aerials. We no longer have origins, we have terminals.
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Living with Global Media Events McKenzie Wark, Wark. notes Site # 1 1. vector 1.
Dilip Hiro , Desert Shield to Desert Storm : The Second Gulf War ( London :
Harper Collins , 1992 ) , p . 154 . 2. Quotes taken from " Child Hostages Shown
on TV ...
Carl von Clausewitz , On War ( Harmondsworth : Penguin , 1985 ) , p . 104 . 10.
Ibid . , p . 105 . 11. Göran Therborn , Science , Class and Society ( London :
Verso , 1980 ) , pp . 77–87 ; Colin Mooers , The Making of Bourgeois Europe (
Andrew Nathan , Chinese Democracy ( London : Tauris , 1986 ) , p . 3 . 34. Walter
Benjamin , “ Theses on the Philosophy of History , ” in Illuminations ( New York :
Schocken , 1987 ) . 35. Merle Goldman , China's Intellectuals : Advice and ...