Table of contents for Friction : an ethnography of global connection / Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing.

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Preface ix
Introduction 1

PART I: Prosperity
"Better you had brought me a bomb, so I could blow this place up" 21

Chapter 1: Frontiers of Capitalism 27
"They communicate only in sign language" 51
Chapter 2: The Economy of Appearances 55

PART II: Knowledge
"Let a new Asia and a new Africa be born" 81

Chapter 3: Natural Universals and the Global Scale 88
"Dark rays" 113
Chapter 4: Nature Loving 121
"This earth, this island Borneo" 155
Chapter 5: A History of Weediness 171

PART III: Freedom
"A hair in the flour" 205

Chapter 6: Movements 213
"Facilities and incentives" 239
Chapter 7: The Forest of Collaborations 245
Coda 269
Notes 273
References 297
Index 313

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Intercultural communication.
International economic relations.
International relations.