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Warfare & Terrorism

  • Eating People Is Wrong, and Other Essays on Famine, Its Past, and Its Futureby Ó; Grá; Cormac da

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    Famines are becoming smaller and rarer, but optimism about the possibility of a famine-free future must be tempered by the threat of global warming. That is just one of the arguments that Cormac Ó Gráda, one of the world?s leading authorities on the history and economics of famine, develops in this wide-ranging book, which provides crucial new perspectives... more...

  • Dispatchesby Michael Herr

    Pan Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 13.63

    We took space back quickly, expensively, with total panic and close to maximum brutality. Our machine was devastating. And versatile. It could do everything but stop. Michael Herr went to Vietnam as a war correspondent for Esquire . He returned to tell the real story in all its hallucinatory madness and brutality, cutting to the quick of... more...

  • Marcus Agrippaby Lindsay Powell

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99

    Marcus Agrippa personified the term 'right-hand man'. As Emperor Augustus' deputy, he waged wars, pacified provinces, beautified Rome, and played a crucial role in laying the foundations of the Pax Romana for the next two hundred years - but he served always in the knowledge he would never rule in his own name. Why he did so, and never... more...

  • Military Robotsby Jai Galliott

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Philosophers have wrestled over the morality and ethics of war for nearly as long as human beings have been waging it. The death and destruction that unmanned warfare entails magnifies the moral and ethical challenges we face in conventional warfare and everyday society. This book provides a comprehensive and unifying analysis of the moral, political... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Military Ethicsby James Turner Johnson; Eric D. Patterson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 149.95

    This Companion provides scholars and graduates, serving and retired military professionals, members of the diplomatic and policy communities concerned with security affairs, and legal professionals who deal with military law and with international law on armed conflicts, with a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of current research... more...

  • The Holocaust and the Germanization of Ukraineby Eric C. Steinhart

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    This book probes the local dynamics of the German occupation and the collaboration in the Holocaust in southern Ukraine. more...

  • The New Nuclear Disorderby Stephen J. Cimbala

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    In the twenty-first century, the United States confronts an international system of great complexity and shifting security challenges. This book’s relevance lies in its assessment of certain large-looming cases, including the possible acquisition and deployment of nuclear weapons by Iran and the continuing tensions created by North Korea’s... more...

  • Allies in Memoryby Sam Edwards

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    A fresh perspective on World War II commemoration that identifies the central place of war memory in post-1945 transatlantic relations. more...

  • Inside Cambodian Insurgencyby Daniel Bultmann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Within the field of insurgency there are many different types of power practice directed towards making soldiers obedient and disciplined. This book puts forth that the type of power being utilised depends on the habitus of the respective commander and, as a result, becomes socially differentiated. Furthermore, power practices are shaped by the classificatory... more...

  • The Failure to Prevent World War Iby Hall Gardner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This book refines and expands points made in the author’s earlier work on the failure to prevent World War I. It provides an alternative viewpoint to the thesis of Paul Kennedy, Fritz Fischer, among others, as to the war's long-term origins. By starting its analysis with the causes and consequences of the 1870-71 Franco-Prussian war, the study... more...