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Violence : a modern obsession

Author: Richard Bessel
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster, a CBS Company, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Violence: A Modern Obsession, Professor Richard Bessel explores changing attitudes towards violence, focusing primarily on developments in twentieth-century Europe and North America. He does so by examining violent spectacle, political and revolutionary violence, the violence of war, violence and religion, as well as domestic violence, and then considers attempts to control violence and how it has been remembered  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bessel
ISBN: 9780743239578 0743239571
OCLC Number: 908221436
Description: 373 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Richard Bessel.
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