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Terror and violence [electronic resource] : imagination and the unimaginable / edited by Andrew Strathern, Pamela J. Stewart and Neil L. Whitehead.

Contributor(s): Strathern, Andrew | Stewart, Pamela J | Whitehead, Neil L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Anthropology, culture, and society: Publisher: London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto, 2006Description: 1 online resource (viii, 250 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781849642750 (electronic bk.); 1849642753 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Terrorism -- Cross-cultural studies | Terrorism -- Social aspects | Violence -- Cross-cultural studies | Violence -- Social aspects | Ethnology | Imagination -- Social aspects | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Terrorism | Terreur | Geweld | Antropologische aspecten | Gewalt | TerrorismusGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Terror and violence.DDC classification: 303.6/25 Other classification: 73.79 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : terror, the imagination and cosmology / Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart -- 'Terror against terror' : 9/11 or 'Kano War' in the Nigerian electronic press? / Misty L. Bastian -- Unspeakable crimes : Athenian Greek perceptions of local and international terrorism / Elisabeth Kirtsoglou -- The Indian state, its Sikh citizens, and terror / Joyce Pettigrew -- Between victims and assailants, victims and friends : sociality and the imagination in Indo-Fijian narratives of rural violence during the May 2000 Fiji Coup / Susanna Trinka -- Narratives of violence and perils of peace-making in North-South cross-border contexts, Ireland / Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart -- The sign of Kanaim�a, the space of Guayana, and the demonology of development / Neil L. Whitehead -- Imaginary violence and the terrible mother : the imagery of Balinese witchcraft / Michele Stephen.
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Introduction : terror, the imagination and cosmology / Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart -- 'Terror against terror' : 9/11 or 'Kano War' in the Nigerian electronic press? / Misty L. Bastian -- Unspeakable crimes : Athenian Greek perceptions of local and international terrorism / Elisabeth Kirtsoglou -- The Indian state, its Sikh citizens, and terror / Joyce Pettigrew -- Between victims and assailants, victims and friends : sociality and the imagination in Indo-Fijian narratives of rural violence during the May 2000 Fiji Coup / Susanna Trinka -- Narratives of violence and perils of peace-making in North-South cross-border contexts, Ireland / Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart -- The sign of Kanaim�a, the space of Guayana, and the demonology of development / Neil L. Whitehead -- Imaginary violence and the terrible mother : the imagery of Balinese witchcraft / Michele Stephen.

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