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Shock and awe : war on words / ed. Bregje van Eekelen... [et al.]

Secondary Author Van Eekelen, Bregje Publication Santa Cruz, California : New Pacific Press, 2004 Description 185 p. ; 18 cm Series Feminist provocations , 1 ISBN 0971254605 Abstract Do words sometimes betray you, leaving you a stranger in your own land? Words can be brutal, frustrating, and exhausting. Consider terrorism, civilization, and even peace, family, and security. Words can also be bridges to new forms of experience and openings for alliance. This book explores the political trajectories of words through pictures, excerpts, stories and exegesis about the politics of the present global situation. Scholars, artists, activists and poets have joined forces to offer alternative etymologies, genealogies, fragments of everyday life, and glimpses of social history as a form of defence and defiance in an escalating war on words Topical name Guerra e sociedade
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CDU 030
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Do words sometimes betray you, leaving you a stranger in your own land? Words can be brutal, frustrating, and exhausting. Consider terrorism, civilization, and even peace, family, and security. Words can also be bridges to new forms of experience and openings for alliance. This book explores the political trajectories of words through pictures, excerpts, stories and exegesis about the politics of the present global situation. Scholars, artists, activists and poets have joined forces to offer alternative etymologies, genealogies, fragments of everyday life, and glimpses of social history as a form of defence and defiance in an escalating war on words

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