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By Michael Bronski
<b>Winner of a 2012 Stonewall e-book Award in nonfiction
</b>A Queer historical past of the United States is greater than a “who’s who” of queer background: it's a ebook that considerably demanding situations how we comprehend American background. Drawing upon primary-source files, literature, and cultural histories, pupil and activist Michael Bronski charts the breadth of lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender background, from 1492 to the 1990s.
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The first half of this chapter will elaborate the terms of the exceptionalism debate and explore the importance of Butler’s intervention. The second will unpack the implications of “Society Must Be Defended” before applying them to some of the recent transformations in the politics of exceptionalism, counter-terrorism and security, specifically focusing on the example of the British government openly disavowing the language of the ‘war on terror’ in 2007. This represents a decolonisation of a discourse of war, the stated reasons for which are a case in point of the insights of Foucault’s lectures.
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