The Resource Hunt the devil : a demonology of US war culture, Robert L. Ivie and Oscar Giner

Hunt the devil : a demonology of US war culture, Robert L. Ivie and Oscar Giner

Label
Hunt the devil : a demonology of US war culture
Title
Hunt the devil
Title remainder
a demonology of US war culture
Statement of responsibility
Robert L. Ivie and Oscar Giner
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Hunt the Devil is a timely and illuminating exploration of demonic imagery in US war culture. In it, authors Robert L. Ivie and Oscar Giner examine the origins of the Devil figure in the national psyche and review numerous examples from US history of the demonization of America' s perceived opponents. Their analysis demonstrates that American military deployments are often part of a cycle of mythical projection wherein the Devil repeatedly appears anew and must be exorcised through redemptive acts of war, even at the cost of curtailing democratic values. Meticulously researched, documented, an
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
133.4/20973
Index
index present
LC call number
GR525
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Hunt the devil : a demonology of US war culture, Robert L. Ivie and Oscar Giner
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Evildoers; 2. Witches; 3. Indians; 4. Dictators; 5. Reds; 6. Tricksters; Conclusion; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn910816389
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 197 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817388195
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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.b32940233
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910816389
  • pebcs0817388192

Library Locations

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