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Manhunts : a philosophical history

Author: Grégoire Chamayou
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the hunting of humans in the West, from ancient Sparta, through the Middle Ages, to the modern practices of chasing undocumented migrants. This title provides the historical events and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Manhunts.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011034778
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Grégoire Chamayou
ISBN: 9780691151656 0691151652 9781400842254 1400842255
OCLC Number: 907618513
Notes: Originaltitel: Chasses à l'homme (English)
Description: 1 online resource (191 s.)
Contents: Introduction 1 CHAPTER 1 The Hunt for Bipedal Cattle 4 CHAPTER 2 Nimrod, or Cynegetic Sovereignty 11 CHAPTER 3 Diseased Sheep and Wolf-Men 19 CHAPTER 4 Hunting Indians 29 CHAPTER 5 Hunting Black Skins 43 CHAPTER 6 The Dialectic of the Hunter and the Hunted 57 CHAPTER 7 Hunting the Poor 78 CHAPTER 8 Police Hunts 87 CHAPTER 9 The Hunting Pack and Lynching 99 CHAPTER 10 Hunting Foreigners 109 CHAPTER 11 Hunting Jews 120 CHAPTER 12 Hunting Illegals 134 conclusion 149 postscript 155 Notes 157 Index 185
Responsibility: Grégoire Chamayou ; translated by Steven Rendall

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Finalist for the 2012 - 26th Annual Translation Prize in Nonfiction, French-American Foundation & Florence Gould Foundation "Manhunts is an unusual and stimulating essay... The strength of the book Read more...

 
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