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The Return of Discourses of Civilization and Barbarism

Andrew Linklater

in The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213874
eISBN:
9781529213904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213874.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the revival of discourses of civilization and barbarism in the recent period, specifically in connection with the 'war on 'terror' and the torture debate. It emphasizes ... More


American Horror Film: The Genre at the Turn of the Millennium

Steffen Hantke (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734539
eISBN:
9781621031048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734539.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Creatively spent and politically irrelevant, the American horror film is a mere ghost of its former self—or so goes the old saw from fans and scholars alike. Taking on this undeserved reputation, the ... More


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