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Book review: Palm oil: the grease of empire by Max Haiven

Ali, Audi (2022) Book review: Palm oil: the grease of empire by Max Haiven. LSE Review of Books (29 Jul 2022). Blog Entry.

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In Palm Oil: The Grease of Empire, Max Haiven tells the story of palm oil, showing how its ubiquity is intertwined with global histories of imperialist and capitalist expansion. In challenging readers to ‘unforget’ palm oil’s entanglements with exploitation, this book foregrounds the importance of class analysis and struggle in the palm oil industry if we are to identify prospects for collective emancipation, writes Audi Ali. Palm Oil: The Grease of Empire. Max Haiven. Pluto Press. 2022.

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Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2022 13:24
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2022 13:24

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