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The Resource Enemies of all humankind : fictions of legitimate violence, Sonja Schillings

Enemies of all humankind : fictions of legitimate violence, Sonja Schillings

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Enemies of all humankind : fictions of legitimate violence
Title
Enemies of all humankind
Title remainder
fictions of legitimate violence
Statement of responsibility
Sonja Schillings
Title variation
Violence in Anglo-American modernity
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides a narrative basis for legitimating violence against 'enemies of civilization' " --
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Provided by the publisher
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Schillings, Sonja
Dewey number
813.009/355
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.V58
LC item number
S34 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Re-mapping the transnational
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Violence in literature
  • English literature
  • Pirates in literature
  • Violence
  • Civilization
  • American fiction
  • Civilization
  • English literature
  • Pirates in literature
  • Violence in literature
  • Violence
Label
Enemies of all humankind : fictions of legitimate violence, Sonja Schillings
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-278) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The emperor and the pirate: legitimate violence as a modern dilemma. Augustine of Hippo: The city of God; Charles Johnson: A general history of the pyrates; Charles Ellms: The pirates' own book -- Race, space, and the formation of the hostis humani generis constellation. Piratae and praedones: the racialization of hostis humani generis; John Locke, William Blackstone, and the invader in the state of nature; Hostis humani generis and the American historical novel: James Fenimore Cooper's The deerslayer -- The American civilization thesis: internalizing the other. The frontier thesis as a third model of civilization; The democratic frontiersman and the totalitarian leviathan; Free agency and the pure woman paradox; The foundational pirata in Richard Wright's Native son -- "It is underneath us": the planetary zone in between as an American dilemma; The institutional frontier: a new type of criminal; Who is innocent? the later Cold War years; Moshin Hamid's The reluctant fundamentalist and the War on Terror -- Conclusion
Control code
945648753
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 287 pages
Isbn
9781512600155
Lccn
2016019825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)945648753
Label
Enemies of all humankind : fictions of legitimate violence, Sonja Schillings
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-278) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The emperor and the pirate: legitimate violence as a modern dilemma. Augustine of Hippo: The city of God; Charles Johnson: A general history of the pyrates; Charles Ellms: The pirates' own book -- Race, space, and the formation of the hostis humani generis constellation. Piratae and praedones: the racialization of hostis humani generis; John Locke, William Blackstone, and the invader in the state of nature; Hostis humani generis and the American historical novel: James Fenimore Cooper's The deerslayer -- The American civilization thesis: internalizing the other. The frontier thesis as a third model of civilization; The democratic frontiersman and the totalitarian leviathan; Free agency and the pure woman paradox; The foundational pirata in Richard Wright's Native son -- "It is underneath us": the planetary zone in between as an American dilemma; The institutional frontier: a new type of criminal; Who is innocent? the later Cold War years; Moshin Hamid's The reluctant fundamentalist and the War on Terror -- Conclusion
Control code
945648753
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 287 pages
Isbn
9781512600155
Lccn
2016019825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)945648753

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