to the webpages of my book on international relations as performance. The man in leotards above is Louis XIV. Presidents and prime ministers don’t wear leotards anymore, but they are still performing. This is what the book is about. There is not a lot of actual text to read yet, but I’m adding primary sources almost every day. Click on the tags below to read more.
- Graffiti at Hardeberga
- Arirang Mass Games, North Korea
- Long March
- The Salt March
- Geldern, “Putting the Masses in Mass Culture,” 1998
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