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Joanna Bourke - Author


Joanna Bourke is a professor of history at Birkbeck College in London. Her book An Intimate History of Killing received critical acclaim, winning the Wolfson History Prize.

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Wounding the World How Military Violence and War-play Invades our Lives by Joanna Bourke
Wounding the World How Military Violence and War-play Invades our Lives
Joanna Bourke
2014 being the anniversary year of the beginning of the “Great War” Joanna Bourke’s book examining war and military might is a timely one. Do we as a nation celebrate war, are we a militarised society? Joanna Bourke thinks we...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

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