Total war, double vision and surgical strikes

Appetite whetted, a discussion by Derek Gregory of Paul K Saint-Amour’s new article in Critical Inquiry.

geographical imaginations

Paul K. Saint-AmourOver the years I’ve learned much from the writings of Paul K. Saint-Amour, whose work on the violent intersections between modernism and air power has helped me think through my own project on bombing (‘Killing Space’) and, in a minor key, my analysis of cartography, aerial reconnaissance and ‘corpography’ on the Western Front in the First World War.  A minimalist listing would include:

Like me, Paul also has an essay in Pete Adey‘s co-edited collection, From above: war, violence and verticality (Hurst, 2013): ‘Photomosaics: mapping the Front, mapping the city’.

He has just…

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