THE PRACTICE OF WAR
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THE PRACTICE OF WAR (ebook)

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BERGHAHN BOOKS
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9780857450593
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List of Figures and Tables
List of Contributors
Preface

Introduction: The Practice of War
Elisabeth Colson

PART I: CHANGING QUALITIES OF VIOLENCE: CASE STUDIES FROM AFRICA

Chapter 1. 'We Turned our Enemies into Baboons': Warfare, Ritual and Pastoral Identity among the Pokot of Northern Kenya
Michael Bollig and Matthias Österle

Chapter 2. Culture Slipping Away: Violence, Social Tension and Personal Drama in Suri Society, Southern Ethiopia
Jon Abbink

Chapter 3. Catholics and Cannibals: Terror and Healing in Tooro, Western Uganda
Heike Behrend

PART II: MEMORY, TRAUMA AND REDEMPTION

Chapter 4. Coming Through Slaughter: The Herero of Namibia, 1904–1940
Jan-Bart Gewald

Chapter 5. Trauma, Therapy and Responsibility: Psychology and War in Contemporary Israel
Edna Lomsky-Feder and Eyal Ben-Ari

Chapter 6. 'I Shall be Waiting for You at the Door of Paradise': The Pakistani Martyrs of the Lashkar-e Taiba (Army of the Pure)
Mariam Abou Zahab

PART III: ORGANIZING, ENCOURAGING AND DISSUADING: THE USES OF KINSHIP, GENDER AND RELIGION

Chapter 7. Is War Gendered? Issues in Representing Women and the Second World War
Elaine Martin

Chapter 8. Judging by Aesthetics: 'Due Care' in the Management of 'Collaboration' in the First Palestinian Intifada
Iris Jean-Klein

Chapter 9. Islamist Militancy in Kashmir: The Case of the Lashkar-e Taiba
Yoginder Sikand

PART IV: THE INSCRIPTION OF WAR IN MEDIATED WORLDS

Chapter 10. In the Combat Zone
Marilyn B. Young

Chapter 11. 'Virtual' Discourse and the Creation and Disruption of Social Networks: Observations on the War in Kashmir in Cyberspace
Aparna Rao, Monika Böck, Katharina Schneider and Michael Schnegg

Chapter 12. Martyrs, Victims, Friends and Foes: Internet Representations by Palestinian Islamists
Henner Kirchner

Chapter 13. Mapping a Conflict in Cyberspace: Chiapas on the WWW
Julia Pauli and Michael Schnegg

PART V: PEACE BUILDING AT THE CROSSROADS: APPROPRIATIONS OF WAR, AMBIVELENCES OF INTEREST

Chapter 14. Violence and Peace Processes
John Darby

Index