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Liberia: The Violence of Democracy (The Ethnography of Political Violence)

Moran, Mary H.

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ISBN 10: 0812239075 / ISBN 13: 9780812239072
Editorial: University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2006
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Hardcover. Orange, black and white pictorial cover. Lettering in white and orange on DJ cover and spine. Red cloth over boards with lettering stamped in gold on spine. White endpapers. Title page not dated. Copyright page dated 2006. 190 pages. DJ is in very good condition with light rubbing and edge wear. No tears. Book also in very good condition. A few pages in Chapter 2 have light highlighting, but the rest are are clean and unmarked -- no tears, no smudges. Binding is tight. A nice copy. N° de ref. de la librería 2561

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Título: Liberia: The Violence of Democracy (The ...

Editorial: University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia

Año de publicación: 2006

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

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Book by Moran Mary H

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"Moran's elegant and passionate study of the violence inherent in democracy represents an important contribution to the anthropological project of interrogating the categorical distinction between 'war' and 'peace.'"--Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute "Drawing on the author's ethnographic fieldwork in a Glebo community outside Harper, Liberia in the early 1980s, and her continued contact with Liberians in West Africa and in the diaspora, Liberia: The Violence of Democracy takes aim at the popular and scholarly tendency to treat violence and representative democracy as polar opposites...Moran offers a compelling Africanist case study to be read in conjunction with the Europeanist political philosophy of thinkers like Jacques Ranciere or Giorgio Agamben. This is, however, an extremely accessible book, and its greatest contribution may come if and when it is picked up by policymakers and the staff of international NGOs."--Journal of Contemporary African Studies

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