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Culture, Trauma, and Conflict : Cultural Studies Perspectives on War

By: Carpentier, Nico.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (336 p.).ISBN: 9781443878944.Subject(s): Peaceful change (International relations) | War and civilization | War and societyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Culture, Trauma, and Conflict : Cultural Studies Perspectives on WarDDC classification: 303.66 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I:; "FORT LIVING ROOM"; GOOD GRIEF:; MEDIA, GENOCIDE AND HOTEL RWANDA; PHOTOS FOR ACCESS:; PART II:; ABU GHRAIB, WAR MEDIA AND THE GRAYZONES OF IMPERIAL CITIZENSHIP; TORTURE:; PART III:; NEWS IMAGES AS LIVED IMAGES; AMERICAN INFANTS; LIFE AND DEATH IN THE SHADOWOF THE A-BOMB; INTERSECTING TRAUMAS; FROM INDIVIDUAL TRAGEDYTO SOCIETAL DISLOCATION; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; AUTHOR INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX
Summary: War was pervasive in the 20th century, and the 21st century seems to hold little promise of improvement. It remains one of the world's most destructive forces, which, on a daily basis, touches the lives of millions of people. To increase an understanding of the pervasiveness and destructiveness of the institution of war, all possible frameworks of knowledge must be mobilized. Cultural War Studies has an important role to play in adding to this knowledge, by putting the critical vocabulary of ...
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TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I:; "FORT LIVING ROOM"; GOOD GRIEF:; MEDIA, GENOCIDE AND HOTEL RWANDA; PHOTOS FOR ACCESS:; PART II:; ABU GHRAIB, WAR MEDIA AND THE GRAYZONES OF IMPERIAL CITIZENSHIP; TORTURE:; PART III:; NEWS IMAGES AS LIVED IMAGES; AMERICAN INFANTS; LIFE AND DEATH IN THE SHADOWOF THE A-BOMB; INTERSECTING TRAUMAS; FROM INDIVIDUAL TRAGEDYTO SOCIETAL DISLOCATION; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; AUTHOR INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX

War was pervasive in the 20th century, and the 21st century seems to hold little promise of improvement. It remains one of the world's most destructive forces, which, on a daily basis, touches the lives of millions of people. To increase an understanding of the pervasiveness and destructiveness of the institution of war, all possible frameworks of knowledge must be mobilized. Cultural War Studies has an important role to play in adding to this knowledge, by putting the critical vocabulary of ...

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