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Devil's Rope: A Cultural History of Barbed Wire

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Barbed wire cuts across more than just property, war and politics. This most vicious tool of control has played a critical role in the modern experience, be it territorial expansion or the settlement of local and international conflicts. However, it has other histories: those constructed through image and text in the arts, media and popular culture. These representations in painting, photography, poetry, personal memoirs, cartoons, novels, advertisements and film have never before been critically examined. In this book, ...

Devil's Rope: A Cultural History of Barbed Wire 2004, Reaktion Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781861891440

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