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Title Virtual war and magical death [electronic resource] : technologies and imaginaries for terror and killing / Neil L. Whitehead and Sverker Finnström, eds.
Publication Info. Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Cultures and practice of violence series.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents Virtual war and magical death: technologies and imaginaries for terror and killing / Neil L. Whitehead and Sverker Finnström -- Ethnography, knowledge, torture and silence / Neil L. Whitehead -- The role of culture in wars waged by robots: connecting drones, anthropology, and human terrain system's prehistory / David Price -- Cybernetic crystal ball: "forecasting" insurgency in Iraq and Afghanistan / Roberto J. González -- Full spectrum: the military invasion of anthropology / R. Brian Ferguson -- Today he is no more: magic, intervention, and global war in Uganda / Sverker Finnström -- The hostile gaze: night vision and the immediation of nocturnal combat in vietnam and Iraq / Antonius C.G.M. Robben -- Virtual soldiers, cognitive laborers / Robertson Allen -- Virtual war in the tribal zone: airstrikes, drones and losing hearts and minds afghanistan and Pakistan / Jeffrey A. Sluka -- Propaganda, gangs and social cleansing in Guatemala / Victoria Sanford -- The soundtrack to war / Matthew Sumera -- War at large: miner magic and the carrion system / Koen Stroeken.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject War and society.
War and civilization.
War -- Technological innovations.
Technology -- Anthropological aspects.
Added Author Whitehead, Neil L.
Finnström, Sverker.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780822354352 0822354357 9780822354475 0822354470 (DLC) 2012044778
ISBN 082237904X (electronic bk.)
9780822379041 (electronic bk.)
9780822354352 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822354357 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822354475 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822354470 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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