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Author Lazreg, Marnia.
Title Torture and the twilight of empire : from Algiers to Baghdad / Marnia Lazreg.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2008]
©2008

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV8599.A4 L39 2008    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV8599.A4 L39 2008    AVAILABLE  
Author Lazreg, Marnia.
Series Human rights and crimes against humanity
Human rights and crimes against humanity.
Subject Abu Ghraib Prison.
Torture -- Algeria -- History -- 20th century.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Atrocities.
Torture.
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 -- Atrocities.
Description xii, 335 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-322) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Abbreviations -- Imperial politics and torture -- Revolutionary war theory -- Militarization of the colonial state -- Psychological action -- Models of pacification -- Ethnography of torture -- Doing torture -- Women: between torture and military feminism -- Ideology of torture -- Conscience, imperial identity, and torture -- The Christian church and anti-subversive war -- Sartre, Fanon, and Camus -- Reflections on torture -- Moralizing torture -- Repetitions: from Algiers to Baghdad -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.
ISBN 9780691131351 (hardcover : alk. paper)
069113135X (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 123136732
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Abbreviations 
 Introduction1
Pt. IImperial Politics and Torture 
Ch. 1Revolutionary-War Theory15
Ch. 2Militarization of the Colonial State34
Ch. 3Psychological Action61
Ch. 4Models of Pacification: From Nietzsche to Sun Tzu87
Pt. IIEthnography of Torture 
Ch. 5Doing Torture111
Ch. 6Women: Between Torture and Military Feminism145
Pt. IIIIdeology of Torture 
Ch. 7Conscience, Imperial Identity, and Torture173
Ch. 8The Christian Church and Antisubversive War191
Ch. 9Fanon, Sartre, and Camus213
Pt. IVReflections on Torture 
Ch. 10Moralizing Torture237
Ch. 11Repetitions: From Algiers to Baghdad253
 Notes271
 Glossary309
 References and Selected Bibliography311
 Index323


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