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War after Death: On Violence and Its Limits

Steven Miller


This book considers forms of violence that regularly occur in actual wars but do not often factor into the stories we tell about war, which revolve invariably around killing and death. Recent history demonstrates that body counts are more necessary than ever, but the fact remains that war and death is only part of the story—an essential but ultimately subordinate part. Beyond killing, there is no war without attacks upon the built environment, ecosystems, personal property, artworks, archives, and intangible traditions. Destructive as it may be, such violence is difficult to classify because i ... More

Keywords: violence, body counts, war, built environment, ecosystems, personal property, artworks, archives, rape, torture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780823256778
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823256778.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steven Miller, author
University at Buffalo, SUNY