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Title:American Torture : From the Cold War to Abu Ghraib and Beyond
Price:AUD$20.00 (about USD$15.50)
Item ID:P002-8068
Publisher:University of Melbourne Press, Melbourne, 2007
Binding:Trade Paperback
Condition:Very Good
University of Melbourne Press, 2007, Trade Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, First

First impression. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 286 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Edges slightly foxed. This book is available and ready to be shipped.. Contrary to US government assertions, the Abu Ghraib photos do not reflect the perverse handiwork of a 'few bad apples'. As American Torture reveals, tortures such as sensory deprivation, sexual humiliation and forced standing are core elements of the American detention regime, a product of more than sixty years of government research and development fully detailed in extensive CIA manuals. In the wake of the Abu Ghraib scandal, mainstream media and human rights organisations have exhaustively documented the American use of torture in detention centres around the world. Although expansive, these reports lack context. American Torture examines the origins of this detention regime and traces how it was refined, spread and kept legal. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military & Warfare; United States; ISBN: 0522853331. ISBN/EAN: 9780522853339. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8068.
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