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Imperial secrets
Patrick A. Kelley

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Imperial secrets
remapping the mind of empire
Patrick A. Kelley.

Published 2008 by Center for Strategic Intelligence Research, National Defense Intelligence College, For sale by the Supt. of Docs, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, DC .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

[Pt. 1]. Introduction
An empire of information
[Pt. 2]. Law, map and text: how empires know
Thuggee: making the invisible visible
Sai bil' fesad: fomenting evil in the world
Rome: concealing and revealing
Barzakh: the intermediate world
Rhizomes: unity and multiplicity
Nomads and states: tent of Osman/House of Osman
Chrono-politics: the accelerating archive
Apocalypse: the Sepoy Revolt of 1857
[Pt. 3]. Dress, discourse and imagination: How empires learn to know differently
Masquerade: agents and actors
Josephus: the "Hellenizing" Glass
Derive and drift: Evliya Celebi, an Ottoman situationist
Boukoloi: historicizing fiction/fictionalizing history
Ekphrasis: showing or telling?
Boudica: a terrible disaster
Lessons learned (or rather ... observed).

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-223).

Other Titles
Remapping the mind of empire


Library of Congress
JC359 .K45 2008

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xvi, 231 p. :
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9781932946208, 9780160817311
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