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Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity

Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity

by Reviel Netz

Editeur : Wesleyan University Press
ISBN: 9780819570765
Broché: 288
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Taille du fichier: 8 Mb
Date d'affichage: 2020-08-10
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In this original and controversial book, historian and philosopher Reviel Netz explores the development of a controlling and pain-inducing technology—barbed wire. Surveying its development from 1874 to 1954, Netz describes its use to control cattle during the colonization of the American West and to control people in Nazi concentration camps and the Russian Gulag. Physical control over space was no longer symbolic after 1874. This is a history told from the perspective of its ...