Awful archives conspiracy theory, rhetoric, and acts of evidence /

"An exploration of exaggerated cases of conspiracy theories, pseudo-science, and the paranormal, which helps to reveal why traditional modes of argument fail against archives of bad evidence. Looks at case studies such as conspiracy theories around the moon landing, UFO sightings, and Barack Ob...

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Main Author: Rice, Jenny,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Columbus : The Ohio State University Press, [2020]
Physical Description: x, 198 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Table of Contents:
  • What is this evidence of?
  • Bits in motion: on archival aura
  • Prolific archives: notes from trutherworld
  • Distal evidence and the power of empty archives
  • Disfigurement: finding the (un)fitting response
  • Writing demon archives
  • The what and the where.