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Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity [Hardcover]

By Reviel Netz (Author)
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Pages   288
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.43" Width: 5.67" Height: 1.26"
Weight:   1.06 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Oct 31, 2004
Publisher   Wesleyan
ISBN  0819567191  
EAN  9780819567192  

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In this original and controversial book, historian and philosopher Reviel Netz explores the development of a controlling and pain-inducing technology--barbed wire. Surveying its development from 1874 to 1954, Netz describes its use to control cattle during the colonization of the American West and to control people in Nazi concentration camps and the Russian Gulag. Physical control over space was no longer symbolic after 1874.

This is a history told from the perspective of its victims. With vivid examples of the interconnectedness of humans, animals, and the environment, this dramatic account of barbed wire presents modern history through the lens of motion being prevented. Drawing together the history of humans and animals, Netz delivers a compelling new perspective on the issues of colonialism, capitalism, warfare, globalization, violence, and suffering. Theoretically sophisticated but written with a broad readership in mind, Barbed Wire calls for nothing less than a reconsideration of modernity.

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Reviel Netz is Associate Professor in the Department of Classics at Stanford University. He has published widely in the field of Greek mathematics: The Shaping of Deduction in Greek Mathematics: A Study in Cognitive History (1999) was runner-up for the Runciman Prize for 2000, and he is currently working on a complete English translation of and commentary on the works of Archimedes, the first volume of which was published in 2003. He has also written a volume of Hebrew poetry and an historical study of barbed wire.

Reviel Netz has an academic affiliation as follows - Stanford University, California.

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Big ideas and a gripping read  Aug 4, 2008
This is a tour-de-force piece of scholarship from an author who normally writes fascinating, but quite difficult, texts about ancient mathematics. Barbed Wire takes the invention, development, and use of barbed wire in agriculture, on the battlefield, and in prison camps as a case study to talk about the ways in which modernity can, in a sense, be defined through the ways in which it changed how movement is allowed and prevented, and how the economic/ecological processes of everyday life are organized. This book presents big, often terrifying, ideas in a way which is accessible and pleasurable to read. It poses serious questions which we cannot ignore about modern politics and the ways in which we live in relation to each other as humans and as animals on the planet.

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