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Published: 01 November 2020

288 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198863502

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Killing Strangers

How Political Violence Became Modern

T. K. Wilson

  • Offers a unique and accessible 250-year overview of the development of political violence
  • Allows readers to understand the forms of contemporary political violence in the light of their longer term development
  • Traces the discontinuities in political violence - how often new techniques apparently 'come out of nowhere'
  • Encourages readers to reflect upon the changing roles of technology and communication in fuelling the diffusion of forms of violence
  • Provides a focus on deeds, not propaganda
  • Integrates the phenomena of state violence versus anti-state violence in an overarching and coherent way

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