Routine Violence: Nations, Fragments, Histories

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Much has been written about the "extraordinary" violence of recent history, its brutality, and the impossibility of describing it. Routine Violence focuses on the violence of much more routine political practices-the drawing up of political categories and the writing of national histories. The book takes its material from the history of twentieth-century India: the land of Gandhi and of effective nonviolent resistance to British colonial rule. It asks questions about how particular histories are claimed as the "real" ...

Routine Violence: Nations, Fragments, Histories 2005, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804752640

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Routine Violence: Nations, Fragments, Histories 2005, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804752633

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