By Adam Parfrey
--Edwin Pouncey, NME
"Apocalypse Culture is obligatory interpreting for all these interested by the predicament of our instances. a rare assortment in contrast to something i've got ever encountered. those are the terminal records of the 20 th century."
Read Online or Download Apocalypse Culture PDF
Similar murder & mayhem true accounts books
Ladies who kill rupture our assumptions approximately what a girl is. This booklet explores assorted socio-cultural understandings of girls who devote, or are accused, of homicide. a variety of situations are mentioned as a way to spotlight the ways that such girls were perceived, and the way such instances replicate vital social and cultural shifts.
The anthrax letter assaults of 2001 ended in a seven yr research that the FBI defined as "one of the biggest and most intricate within the heritage of legislations enforcement. " notwithstanding, simply because approximately seven years handed prior to the general public used to be made conscious of who the FBI had made up our minds was once the lone offender, the public's view of the case used to be muddled via wildly faulty information reporting, by means of a relentless barrage of conspiracy theories, and via wild distortions of the particular proof of the case through those that had their very own ideals approximately who despatched the letters and why.
The tip of yankee Lynching questions how we expect approximately the dynamics of lynching, what lynchings suggest to the society within which they ensue, how lynching is outlined, and the situations that bring about lynching. Ashraf H. A. Rushdy seems to be at 3 lynchings over the direction of the 20 th century—one in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, in 1911, one in Marion, Indiana, in 1930, and one in Jasper, Texas, in 1998—to see how americans constructed detailed methods of considering and conversing approximately this act earlier than and after the Thirties.
Within the sweltering summer time of 1929, the folks of Columbus, Ohio, have been enthralled through information of the Ohio kingdom collage veterinary professor and Olympic gold medal, profitable pistol shooter on trial for the homicide of his twenty-four-year-old lover, who was once a scientific pupil. neighborhood author Mark Gribben unearths how Dr.
Additional info for Apocalypse Culture
Apocalypse Culture by Adam Parfrey