Barbed wire : a political history / Olivier Razac ; translated from the French by Jonathan Kneight

Author(s): Razac, Olivier
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Subjects: Barbed wire--Political aspects
Wire fencing--West (U.S.)--History
Wire obstacles--History
Concentration camps--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, French (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, 2002
LC Classification: T, TS
Table of Contents: Introduction
1. Three Historical Landmarks 1
America: Fencing In the Prairie 5
The First World War: The Trenches 32
The Camp 50
2. Barbed Wire and the Political Management of Space 71
A Frontier Between Life and Death 75
Guard the Herd and Kill the Beast 84
Barbed Wire and Surveillance 90
3. Barbed Wire Today 97
Notes 115
Index 125
Alternate Title(s): Histoire politique du barbelé.
Notes: LCCN: 2002019536
ISBN: 1565847350 (hc.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-124) and index
Physical Description: x, 132 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
OCLC Number: 48958311
ISBN/ISSN: 1565847350

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