Hunt the Devil

Hunt the Devil

A Demonology of US War Culture

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Hunt the Devil is a timely and illuminating exploration of demonic imagery in US war culture. In it, authors Robert L. Ivie and Oscar Giner examine the origins of the Devil figure in the national psyche and review numerous examples from US history of the demonization of America' s perceived opponents. Their analysis demonstrates that American military deployments are often part of a cycle of mythical projection wherein the Devil repeatedly appears anew and must be exorcised through redemptive acts of war, even at the cost of curtailing democratic values. Meticulously researched, documented, an.
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2015].
Copyright Date: ©2015
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 197 pages)
Additional Contributors: Giner, Oscar 1953-

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