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Carroll, Stuart

Cultures of Violence

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Stuart Carroll

Part I. Conceptual Perspectives

2. Female Dismemberment and Decapitation: Gendered Understandings of Power in Aztec Ritual Violence
Caroline Dodds

3. Religious Languages of Violence. Some Reflections on the Reading of Extremes
Bernd Weisbrod

4. Conceptualizing Cultures of Violence and Cultural Change
John Carter Wood

Part II. Early Modern Perspectives

5. Collective Violence, Social Drama and Rituals of Rebellion in Late Medieval and Early Modern England
Andy Wood

6. Vengeance in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century France
Michel Nassiet

7. At the Sign of the Head: The Currency of Beheading in Early Modern Ireland
Patricia Palmer

8. Duelling and the Court of Chivalry in Early Stuart England
Richard Cust, Andrew Hopper

Part III. Modern Perspectives

9. Popular Violence in the French Revolution: Revolt, Retribution and the Slide to State Terror
David Andress

10. Avoiding the Ultimate Act of Violence: Mediterranean Bandits and Kidnapping for Ransom, 1815–1914
Martin Blinkhorn

11. Swords and Daggers: Class Conceptions of Interpersonal Violence in Liberal Italy
Steven C. Hughes

12. Race, Class and Maritime Authority in Late Victorian England: The Surprising Cases of Charles Arthur (1888) and Bagwahn Jassiwara (1891)
Martin J. Wiener

13. From ‘Duels in the Clouds’ to ‘Exterminating Attacks’: Legitimizing Aerial Warfare in Britain and Germany, 1914–45
Bernhard Rieger

Keywords: History, Social History, Cultural History, Imperialism and Colonialism, World History, Global and Transnational History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
283 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230591820
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28560-0

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