The Resource The Cosmopolites : The Coming Of The Global Citizen, Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, (electronic resource)

The Cosmopolites : The Coming Of The Global Citizen, Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, (electronic resource)

Label
The Cosmopolites : The Coming Of The Global Citizen
Title
The Cosmopolites
Title remainder
The Coming Of The Global Citizen
Statement of responsibility
Atossa Araxia Abrahamian
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The cosmopolites are literally "citizens of the world," from the Greek word kosmos, meaning "world," and polites, or "citizen." Garry Davis, aka World Citizen No. 1, and creator of the World Passport, was a former Broadway actor and World War II bomber pilot who renounced his American citizenship in 1948 as a form of protest against nationalism, sovereign borders, and war. Today there are cosmopolites of all stripes, rich or poor, intentional or unwitting, from 1-percenters who own five passports thanks to tax-havens to the Bidoon, the stateless people of countries like the United Arab Emirates. Journalist Atossa Abrahamian, herself a cosmopolite, travels around the globe to meet the people who have come to embody an increasingly fluid, borderless world. Along the way you are introduced to a colorful cast of characters, including passport-burning atheist hackers, the new Knights of Malta, California libertarian "seasteaders," who are residents of floating city-states, Bidoons, who have been forced to be citizens of the island nation Comoros, entrepreneurs in the business of buying and selling passports, cosmopolites who live on a luxury cruise ship called The World, and shady businessmen with ties to Syrian dictator Bashar al Assad
Cataloging source
RECBK
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Abrahamian, Atossa Araxia
Dewey number
364.1635
Index
no index present
LC call number
JZ1320.4
LC item number
A273 2015
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
  • Social Science
  • World citizenship
  • Citizenship
  • Passports
  • Identification cards
  • Globalization
  • Forgery
  • Comoros
Label
The Cosmopolites : The Coming Of The Global Citizen, Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780990976370
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • 838500
  • 171a9a5a-f1a9-44bd-a4f7-7d46d57cf05c
Publisher number
EB00643156
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)947057864
Label
The Cosmopolites : The Coming Of The Global Citizen, Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780990976370
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 838500
  • 171a9a5a-f1a9-44bd-a4f7-7d46d57cf05c
Publisher number
EB00643156
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)947057864

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