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Author Rooben, Antonius C. G. M

Title Iraq at a distance : what anthropologists can teach us about the war / edited by Antonius C.G.M. Robben
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 186 pages :) : illustrations
Series Ethnography of political violence.
Contents Ethnographic imagination at a distance: an introduction to the anthropological study of the Iraq War / Antonius C.G.M. Robben -- "Night fell on a different world": dangerous visions and the War on Terror, a lesson from Cambodia / Alexander Laban Hinton -- The War on Terror and women's rights in Iraq / Nadje Al-Ali -- The War on Terror, dismantling, and the construction of place: an ethnographic perspective from Palestine / Julie Peteet -- Losing hearts and minds in the "War on Terrorism" / Jeffrey A. Sluka -- Mimesis in a war among the people: what Argentina's dirty war reveals about counterinsurgency in Iraq / Antonius C.G.M. Robben
Summary Annotation 'Iraq at a Distance' focuses on the plight of the Iraqi people, caught since 2003 in the carnage between British and American troops on one side and on the other Iraqi insurgents, militias and foreign Al Qaeda operatives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Iraq War, 2003-2011.
Political anthropology -- Fieldwork -- Case studies.
War and society -- Case studies.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Robben, Antonius C. G. M.
ISBN 0812203542 (electronic bk.)
1283890267 (ebk)
9780812203547 (electronic bk.)
9781283890267 (ebk)