Language Wars: The Role of Media and Culture in Global Terror and Political Violence

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Language Wars is a fascinating account of the relationship between the media, culture and new forms of global, political violence. Using an innovative approach, Jeff Lewis shows how language and the media are implicated in global terrorism and the US-led reprisals in the war on terror. Through an examination of the language of terrorism and war, Lewis illuminates key events in the current wave of political violence---the 9/11 attacks on New York and the Pentagon, the Beslan siege, the invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, the ...

Language Wars: The Role of Media and Culture in Global Terror and Political Violence 2005, Pluto Press (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780745324845

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Language Wars: The Role of Media and Culture in Global Terror and Political Violence 2005, Pluto Press (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780745324852

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