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War

Author: Lawrence Freedman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Series: Oxford readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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War makes headlines and history books. It has shaped the international system, prompted social change, and inspired literature, art, and music. It engenders some of the most intense as well as the most brutal human experiences, and it raises fundamental questions of human ethics. The ubiquitous, contradictory, and many-sided character of war is fully reflected in this reader. It addresses a wide range of questions:  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Freedman
ISBN: 0192892541 9780192892546
OCLC Number: 28929196
Description: xi, 385 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Experience of war --
Causes of war --
War and the military establishment --
Ethics of war --
Strategy --
Total war and the great powers --
Limited war and developing countries.
Series Title: Oxford readers.
Responsibility: edited by Lawrence Freedman.

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War makes headlines and history books. It has shaped the international system, prompted social change, and inspired literature, art and music. Reflecting the character of war, this work addresses a  Read more...
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'Collections of extracts about war in general or particular wars are nothing new, but this one seems original in its attempted comprehensiveness. It is called an "Oxford Reader", and it will no doubt Read more...

 
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