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Virtual war and magical death

Neil L. Whitehead

Virtual war and magical death

technologies and imaginaries for terror and killing

by Neil L. Whitehead

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropological aspects,
  • War and society,
  • War and civilization,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Technology,
  • War

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-277) and index.

    StatementNeil L. Whitehead and Sverker Finnström, eds
    SeriesThe cultures and practice of violence series, Cultures and practice of violence series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN497 .V578 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 289 p.
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27148366M
    ISBN 100822354357, 0822354470
    ISBN 109780822354352, 9780822354475
    LC Control Number2012044778
    OCLC/WorldCa809028616

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