The Devil's rope : a cultural history of barbed wire (eBook, 2002) []
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The Devil's rope : a cultural history of barbed wire

The Devil's rope : a cultural history of barbed wire

Author: Alan Krell
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2002.
Series: Topographics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this book, Alan Krell investigates the place barbed wire holds in the social imagination.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Krell, Alan, 1949-
Devil's rope.
London : Reaktion Books, 2002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Krell
ISBN: 9781861895677 1861895674
OCLC Number: 438712459
Description: 1 online resource (223 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: The devil's in the det --
Tortured bodies/touching sites --
Making familiar --
Entangled intimacies --
Grasping the nettle.
Series Title: Topographics.
Responsibility: Alan Krell.


Barbed wire, as a tool of control, has played a critical role in the modern experience. It also has another history constructed through image and text in the arts, media and popular culture. This  Read more...


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