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Interstitial EP013

Self-Devouring Growth
by Julie Livingston

Tracing the change in scope of political responsibility in Botswana amidst unchecked development, anthropologist Julie Livingston offers an urgent parable for understanding the world as a web of relationships that condense past, present, and future.

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Self-Devouring Growth: A Planetary Parable as Told from Southern Africa

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AUTHOR
Julie Livingston
PUBLISHER
Duke University Press
PAGES
176
PUBLICATION DATE
September 2019

Julie Livingston is Silver Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History at New York University. Her work is at the intersection of history, anthropology, and public health. She is the author of Self-Devouring Growth: A Planetary Parable as Told from Southern Africa (Duke University Press, 2019); Improvising Medicine: An African Oncology Ward in an Emerging Cancer Epidemic (Duke University Press, 2012), and Debility and the Moral Imagination in Botswana (Indiana University Press, 2005). In 2013, she was named a MacArthur Fellow.

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