The Mushroom at the End of the World

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The Mushroom at the End of the World
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Hardcover edition
AuthorAnna Tsing
LanguageEnglish
SubjectCapitalism, Commodity chain, Matsutake, Anthropocene
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Publication date
2015
Media typePrint (Hardback)
Pages352 pp.
ISBN9781400873548

The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins is a 2015 book by the Chinese American anthropologist Anna Tsing. The book describes the globalized commodity chains that exist around matsutake mushrooms that only grow in human-disturbed forests.

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