Violence and Visibility in Modern History

Author(s): 
Martschukat, Juergen
Author(s): 
Niedermeier, Silvan
ISBN: 
9781137378682
Date published: 
December 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Despite the claims of Steven Pinker and others, violence has remained a historical constant since the Enlightenment, even though its forms and visibility have been radically transformed. Accordingly, the studies gathered here recast debate over violence in modern societies by undermining teleological and reassuring narratives of progress.