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In the Vortex of Violence
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Gema Kloppe-Santamaría
Categories: Lynching
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

In the Vortex of Violence examines the uncharted history of lynching in post-revolutionary Mexico. Based on a collection of previously untapped sources, the book examines why lynching became a persistent practice during a period otherwise characterized by political stability and decreasing levels of violence. It explores how state formation processes,
Hermeneutics of Violence
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Mark M. Ayyash
Categories: Violence
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-15 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

The book follows violence into the complex and hidden dimensions in and through which it eludes the collective comprehension and understanding of all who attempt to make sense of it.
Psycho in the Shower
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Philip J. Skerry
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-01 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

"With this book, Philip Skerry makes an ambitious and largely successful effort to restore perspective to the debate that has swirled around Psycho since Hitchcock first ripped back the shower curtain of our expectations in 1960 and plunged his knife into the collective cinematic consciousness." - John Baxter, Film International
The Persistence of Violence
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Toby Miller
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-17 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Colombia’s headline story, about the peace process with guerrilla and its attendant controversies, does not consider the fundamental contradiction of a nation that spans generosity and violence, warmth and hatred—products of its particular pattern of invasion, dispossession, and enslavement. The Persistence of Violence fills that gap in understanding. Colombia is
The Violent Muse
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Jana Howlett, Rod Mengham
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

Presents an analysis of the phenomenon of the aesthetics of sexual and political violence, a central theme in European culture of the early 20th century.