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    The lust of battle: pain, pleasure and guilt

    Bourke, Joanna (1999) The lust of battle: pain, pleasure and guilt. Global Dialogue 1 (2), pp. 120-129. ISSN 1450-0590.

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    The article focuses on the problems associated with arms control and how these problems can be resolved with recourse to war. It highlights the physical agony, psychological trauma, and senseless destruction associated with armed conflict. It refers several books which presents such destruction including "An Intimate History of Killing: Face-to-Face Killing in Twentieth Century Warfare" by Joanna Bourke and "With Rifle and Bayonet" by Frederick Sadleir Brereton. It discusses the psychiatric casualties of modern warfare.


    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Research Centres and Institutes: Gender and Sexuality, Birkbeck (BiGS), Social Research, Birkbeck Institute for (BISR)
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2016 13:02
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:29


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