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Talking conflict : the loaded language of genocide, political violence, terrorism, and warfare / Anna M. Wittmann

Publication | Library Call Number: U24 .W57 2017
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This book provides background information about how language is used to obfuscate or minimize descriptions of armed conflict or genocide and presents examples of the major rhetorical devices used in this subject matter. It focuses on the "loaded" language of conflict, with many of the entries demonstrating the function of given terms as euphemisms, propaganda, or circumlocutions.

Format
Book
Author/Creator
Wittmann, Anna M., author.
Published
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, An imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-372) and index
Language
English
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Record last modified: 2017-09-25 13:38:00
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