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Book review: The violent image: insurgent propaganda and the new revolutionaries

Alonso, Ana Polo (2013) Book review: The violent image: insurgent propaganda and the new revolutionaries. LSE Review of Books (14 Aug 2013). Website.

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Abstract

"The Violent Image: Insurgent Propaganda and the New Revolutionaries." Neville Bolt. Hurst. May 2012. --- Fast-moving, self-propelled ‘violent images’ have radically changed the nature of insurgency in the modern world. The global media has revolutionised the way ideas, messages and images are disseminated, and the speed with which they travel. Neville Bolt investigates how today’s revolutionaries have rejuvenated the nineteenth century ‘propaganda of the deed’ so that terrorism no longer simply goads states into overreacting, thereby losing legitimacy. Ana Polo Alonso finds an elegantly-written and well-researched read, suitable for students of media studies and terrorism.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4050 Electronic information resources
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2013 14:49
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2019 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54344

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