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Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... This chapter argues that the global eradication of smallpox in the 1970s helped produce a key justification for the neoconservative U.S. war against Iraq in 2003. The war was partially justified by the claim that Iraq had the wherewithal to spread epidemic smallpox against an unvaccinated U.S...
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By Neel Ahuja
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... Iraq War smallpox state secrecy bioterrorism neoconservatism ...
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By Sora Y. Han
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 22 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9414-2
... Thirteenth Amendment demilitarized zone (DMZ) lacuna Cook County Jail Iraq War ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... Kolkata Iraq Turkish music Johann Gottfried Herder Civil War ...
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By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... age discrimination poetics war in Iraq Drive award Lang College ...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 22 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478025719-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9414-2
... demilitarized zone (DMZ) lacuna Cook County Jail Iraq War ...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059257-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5925-7
... on the Iranian nationalism comparative to the credit he has received. His religious eulogies for the Prophet’s family inspired one of the most famous anthems of the Iran-Iraq War. The epilogue considers his work and the mosques he was affiliated with as sites of belonging and kinship for Black Iranians...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 04 August 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2704-1
... recently been destroyed by war and conflict in Iraq. This part considers the meaning of protection and magic held in sacred objects, such as sculptures, and natural phenomena, such as petroleum formation and fires. This part engages in theoretical-fictional narrativization found in the work of the Iranian...
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By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... This chapter explores the many ways that combat has transformed soldiers’ experiences of being in the world. In the case of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, transformations other than bodily injury are overwhelmingly described in terms of posttraumatic stress disorder. This chapter seeks...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... In the shadow of the ongoing wars on terror, the US public domain is saturated with references to a military-civilian divide. So, too, is it replete with talk about soldier trauma, a pervasive framework through which the American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan appear in the public domain...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... include the twisted temporalities of rehabilitation, boredom, and friendship and the fragmented presence of war that makes the war zone of Iraq and this state-side military facility seem oddly contiguous. This chapter also introduces the Fisher House, the communal “home away from home” at Walter Reed...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... songs across transnational geographies, the imperial politics of sacred sound from the rise of Islam to the present, and the acts of silencing migrants crossing the borders of the global empires of the twenty-first century. Kolkata Iraq Turkish music Johann Gottfried Herder Civil War ...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
.... occupation of Iraq. As an examination of the vexed position of Iraqi translators working for the U.S. military shows, attempts to deploy American notions of translation in war have devolved instead into the circulation of what remains untranslatable and so inassimilable to U.S. imperialist projects...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... are seen in the U.S. occupation of Iraq. As an examination of the vexed position of Iraqi translators working for the U.S. military shows, attempts to deploy American notions of translation in war have devolved instead into the circulation of what remains untranslatable and so inassimilable to U.S...
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By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
.... Helene goes online. Promised two months’ notice, has to leave in twelve days sans compensation. Displaced. Discarded. age discrimination poetics war in Iraq Drive award Lang College ...
Series: The cultures and practice of violence series
Published: 28 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379041-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7904-1
Series: The cultures and practice of violence series
Published: 28 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379041-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7904-1
Published: 01 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... in Iraq and Afghanistan appear in the public domain. This chapter considers the ways in which these two phenomena act in concert to interpellate the American public—referred to as “civilians,” a figure that the chapter explores—to the call of war. Rather than understanding state secrecy as the only...
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By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... stands on numb feet, describes rally, will war now make students have complaints? Helene writes that since she doesn’t “have many years left,” no space for new books, Cipro harder on body than bacteria, sends rice to Bush “give to Iraq, please don’t bomb.” Hettie writes long story about driving in snow...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... migrants crossing the borders of the global empires of the twenty-first century. Kolkata Iraq Turkish music Johann Gottfried Herder Civil War ...