The Materiality of International Law: Violence, History and Joe Sacco's the Great War
London Review of International Law (2017) Vol. 5(1), pp. 49-86
43 Pages Posted: 26 Feb 2018
Date Written: August 1, 2017
Thinking through Joe Sacco’s The Great War (2013) and adopting a materialist approach to the international legal order and its history, this article re-maps both the temporal scope and the actual location of the violence endured in the First World War and calls attention to its ongoing everyday material manifestations.
Keywords: International Law; Materiality; Anthropology; History; WWI; First World War; Joe Sacco; The Great War
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