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- DescriptionIn September 1940, Walter Benjamin committed suicide in Port Bou on the Spanish-French border when it appeared that he and his travelling partners would be denied passage into Spain in their attempt to escape the Nazis. This is an essay about his cemetery, eyewitness accounts of Benjamin's border travails, and the circumstances of his demise.
- Author BiographyMichael Taussig is professor of anthropology at Columbia University. He is the author of nine books, including Shamanism, Colonialism, and the Wild Man; Law in a Lawless Land; and My Cocaine Museum, all published by the University of Chicago Press.
- Author(s)Michael T. Taussig
- PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
- Date of Publication29/08/2006
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationChicago, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Chicago Press
- Content Note40 halftones, 5 line drawings
- Weight438 g
- Width186 mm
- Height231 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Edition StatementNew edition
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