Blood Cultures: Medicine, Media, and Militarisms

Blood Cultures: Medicine, Media, and Militarisms

by Cathy Hannabach


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Offering a cultural history of blood as it was mobilized across twentieth-century U.S. medicine, militarisms, and popular culture, Hannabach examines the ways that blood has saturated the cultural imaginary.

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ISBN-13: 9781137581587
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 10/20/2015
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 153
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Cathy Hannabach is a US independent scholar and editor whose research focuses on transnational feminist cultural studies, queer disability studies, and science and technology studies. Her work has appeared in Women and Performance, Cultural Politics, Social Text, and Studies in Gender and Sexuality. She is the founder of Philly Queer Media, a media arts organization that fosters new, intersectional work in the performing, media, visual, and media arts.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Bleeding Identities: The Racial and Sexual Politics of Blood Drive Activism 2. Cartographies of Blood and Violence 3. Technologies of Blood: The Biopolitics of Asylum 4. Between Blood and the Bomb: Atomic Cities, Nuclear Kinship, and Queer Vampires Conclusion: Sanguinary Futures

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