A Nervous State: Violence, Remedies, and Reverie in Colonial Congo

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Nancy Rose Hunt tells the affective history of the convergence of biopolitics and colonial violence in the Belgian Congo. By showing how the shifts and interactions between the biopolitical state and the nervous state drove the colonial government's actions toward the Congolese, Hunt provides a new model for theorizing colonialism.

A Nervous State: Violence, Remedies, and Reverie in Colonial Congo 2016, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822359654

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A Nervous State: Violence, Remedies, and Reverie in Colonial Congo 2016, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822359463

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