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Age of emergency, living with violence at the end of the British Empire, Erik Linstrum.

Label
Age of emergency, living with violence at the end of the British Empire, Erik Linstrum.
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Specialized
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Age of emergency
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionariesbibliography
Responsibility statement
Erik Linstrum.
Series statement
Oxford scholarship online
Sub title
living with violence at the end of the British Empire
Summary
'Age of Emergency' examines how metropolitan Britons understood colonial violence in the two decades after V-E Day when 'small wars' raged on the frontiers of empire in Malaya, Kenya, and Cyprus
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Age of Emergency -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: The Wars Were Like a Mist -- PART I: Knowing about Violence -- 1. Out of Apathy -- 2. War Stories -- PART II: Justifying Violence -- 3. Violence without Limits -- 4. The Claims of Conscience -- PART III: Living with Violence -- 5. Covering Colonial War -- 6. Performing Colonial War -- Epilogue: The Afterlives of Colonial Violence -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Target audience
specialized
Classification
Content