Books by Sven Lindqvist

TERRA NULLIUS by Sven Lindqvist
Released: May 1, 2007

"A gruesome, chilling anthropology lesson from an unconventional instructor."
Sharp, lucid examination of Australia's establishment as a white-occupied country, largely effected by the genocidal treatment and displacement of the aboriginal population. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 1997

"This is a useful, unpretentious volume that may give context and hope to the fight against racism, while admittedly charting no new territory."
Lindqvist (``Exterminate All the Brutes'': One Man's Odyssey into the Heart of Darkness and the Origins of European Genocide, 1996, etc.) honors courageous visionaries from the 18th to the mid- 20th centuries who stood up to the prevailing racism of their time- -a well-intentioned notion only partially carried off. Read full book review >
Released: April 27, 1996

"Admirers of Edward Said's Orientalism will find Lindqvist's book an eminently worthy companion. (b&w illustrations)"
An impressionistic history of European colonialism, in which the author argues that Enlightenment ideals of social evolution and human perfectibility, carried to their logical extreme, resulted in genocide. Read full book review >