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Listening to war : sound, music, trauma and survival in wartime Iraq / J. Martin Daughtry.

By: Daughtry, J. Martin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]Description: xi, 344 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780199361496 (hardcover).Subject(s): Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Music and the war | Music -- Psychological aspects | Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Psychological aspects | Music in the army | Sound -- Psychological aspects
Contents:
Introduction: Composing thoughts on sound and violence -- Fragment #1: The presence of mind to save an ear: Ali's story -- Section I: Sonic materiel -- Belliphonic sounds and indoctrinated ears: The elements of wartime audition -- Mapping zones of wartime (in)audition -- Fragment #2: Stealth and improvisation in the desert: Jason's story -- Fragment #3: Loudly searching in the resonant darkness: The anatomy of a nighttime house raid -- Section II: Structures of listening, sounding, and emplacement -- Auditory regimes -- Sonic campaigns -- Acoustic territories -- Fragment #4: A fatal mishearing -- Section III: Music, mediation, and survival -- Mobile music in the military -- Fragment #5: From "Hell's Bells" to "Silent night": A conversation about music in the military -- Fragment #6: Keeping the music turned down low: Shymaa's story -- A time of troubles for Iraqi music -- Conclusion -- Fragment #7: Listening as poiesis: Tareq's story.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Composing thoughts on sound and violence -- Fragment #1: The presence of mind to save an ear: Ali's story -- Section I: Sonic materiel -- Belliphonic sounds and indoctrinated ears: The elements of wartime audition -- Mapping zones of wartime (in)audition -- Fragment #2: Stealth and improvisation in the desert: Jason's story -- Fragment #3: Loudly searching in the resonant darkness: The anatomy of a nighttime house raid -- Section II: Structures of listening, sounding, and emplacement -- Auditory regimes -- Sonic campaigns -- Acoustic territories -- Fragment #4: A fatal mishearing -- Section III: Music, mediation, and survival -- Mobile music in the military -- Fragment #5: From "Hell's Bells" to "Silent night": A conversation about music in the military -- Fragment #6: Keeping the music turned down low: Shymaa's story -- A time of troubles for Iraqi music -- Conclusion -- Fragment #7: Listening as poiesis: Tareq's story.

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