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Revealed in the Wound: Medical Care and the Ecologies of War in Post-Occupation Iraq

Omar Dewachi

in Vulnerability and the Politics of Care: Transdisciplinary Dialogues

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266830
eISBN:
9780191938160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266830.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Decades of war and western interventions in Iraq have produced toxic legacies of wounding and affliction that have redefined geographies and everyday experiences of vulnerability and care. Building ... More


Reflections from Thoreau’s Concord

Edward F. Mooney

in Being-in-Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264995
eISBN:
9780823266876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In “Reflections from Thoreau’s Concord,” Edward F. Mooney turns to the concrete experience of living itself in order to reflect on “Creation, on being a creature among others in creation, and on the ... More


Beyond History

Simon Barker

in War and Nation in the Theatre of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627653
eISBN:
9780748652228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627653.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter explores some examples of the way that Shakespeare's military world came under scrutiny in the dramatic work of some of his contemporaries and followers. Cambises, unlike Gorbuduc, has ... More


Exit Wounds: The Palpable Presence of Absence

Kevin Haworth

in The Comics of Rutu Modan: War, Love, and Secrets

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821836
eISBN:
9781496821867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821836.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter discusses Modan's Jamilti a story of a suicide bombing and a kiss between an Israeli and Palestinian that challenges many taboos of Israeli society. It shows how that story led to ... More


Medical and Surgical Memoirs

David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny, and Chris Williams (eds)

in Life and Limb: Perspectives on the American Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781781382509
eISBN:
9781786945297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781382509.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter presents two excerpts to give first impressions of the medical situation during the Civil War. One is by William Williams Keen, the first brain surgeon in the USA describing the Battle ... More


Refiguring Wounds in the Afterlife (of Trauma)

Shelly Rambo

in Carnal Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265886
eISBN:
9780823266951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265886.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter rethinks the notion of the “invisible wound” and the scar in a manner that draws on all the senses rather than privileging sight. The author focuses on the “afterlife” of wounds—the ... More


Killing

Gill Plain

in Literature of the 1940s: War, Postwar and "Peace": Volume 5

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748627448
eISBN:
9780748695164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627448.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the male body at war and on constructions of masculinity, arguing that the Second World War produced a literature of fascinated engagement, in which young men attempted to ... More


Memory, History, Oblivion

Paul Ricoeur

in Carnal Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265886
eISBN:
9780823266951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265886.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter addresses history, memory, and history-writing. In doing so, it highlights the necessity of the “carnal turn” by drawing our attention to suffering and the wounded of history, and to the ... More


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