New PDF release: Civilization And Violence: Regimes of Representation in

By Cristina Rojas

ISBN-10: 0816634300

ISBN-13: 9780816634309

ISBN-10: 0816634319

ISBN-13: 9780816634316

Civilization and violence are no longer inevitably the antagonists we presume-withcivilization taming violence, and violence unmaking civilization. concentrating on postindependence Colombia, this booklet brings to gentle the methods in which violenceand civilization actually intertwined and bolstered one another within the improvement of postcolonial capitalism.

The narratives of civilization and violence, Cristina Rojas contends, play key roles within the formation of racial, gender, and sophistication identities; additionally they offer pivotal common sense to either the formation of the country and the strategies of capitalist improvement. through the Liberal period of Colombian historical past (1849-1878), a dominant creole elite enforced a "will to civilization" that sought to create a brand new global in its personal picture. Rojas explores varied arenas during which this pursuit intended the violent imposition of white, liberal, laissez-faire capitalism. Drawing on quite a lot of social concept, Rojas develops a brand new method of figuring out the connection between violence and the formation of nationwide identity-not simply within the background of Colombia, but in addition within the broader narratives of civilization.

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