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War and the body

Kevin McSorley

War and the body

militarisation, practice and experience

by Kevin McSorley

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War (Philosophy),
  • Human body (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Kevin McSorley
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU21.2 .W3675 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25346829M
    ISBN 109780415692151, 9780203081419
    LC Control Number2012019174

      Vietnam War Books: Fiction The Sympathizer by Viet Thang Nguyen. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, this debut novel could fit into half a dozen genres of Vietnam war books from war narrative to immigrant story, from mystery to political, from metafiction to historical and even dark : Tracy Shapley.   This book examines the human body from a historical perspective. From ancient body art to plastic surgery, Hugh Aldersey-Williams writs about how cultures around the world have understood and Author: Melissa Ragsdale.

    The Vietnam War body count controversy centers on the counting of enemy dead by the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War (–). There are issues around killing and counting unarmed civilians (non-combatants) as enemy combatants, as well as inflating the number of actual enemy who were killed in action (KIA).For search and destroy operations, as . Body of War is a documentary portraying Iraq War veteran Tomas Young. Bill Moyers Journal featured a one-hour special about Body of War including interviews with filmmakers Ellen Spiro and Phil Donahue Summary. Shocked by the September 11 attacks Tomas Young wants to defend his country and subsequently Music by: Eddie Vedder.

    war and the body There is horror inscribed on the body at war. Otto Dix's War Triptych () and Pablo Picasso's Guernica () present us with the mutilated, agonized, and contorted flesh of combat. There is no glory here, no hypnotic beating of drums, no braying horses, no clash of sword against sword. Instead, combat has become mechanical slaughter, a silent scream. Vom Kriege (German pronunciation: [fɔm ˈkʁiːɡə]) is a book on war and military strategy by Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz (–), written mostly after the Napoleonic wars, between and , and published posthumously by his wife Marie von Brühl in It has been translated into English several times as On War. On War is an unfinished work.


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