This collection makes the work of French social theorist Baudrillard available in English. It includes selections from the entire range of his writings, from his early work on advertising and commodity culture to his most recent writings on simulation and desire
Introduction / Mark Poster -- The system of objects -- Consumer society -- For a critique of the political economy of the sign -- The mirror of production -- Symbolic exchange and death -- On seduction -- Simulacra and simulations -- Fatal strategies -- The masses: the implosion of the social in the media
Includes bibliographical references and index
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