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- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 16.99
The classic opening scene of 2001, A Space Odyssey shows an ape-man wreaking havoc with humanity's first invention--a bone used as a weapon to kill a rival. It's an image that fits well with popular notions of our species as inherently violent, with the idea that humans are--and always have been--warlike by nature. But as Douglas P. Fry convincingly... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 16.99
Almost 200 million human beings, mostly civilians, have died in wars over the last century, and there is no end of slaughter in sight. The Most Dangerous Animal asks what it is about human nature that makes it possible for human beings to regularly slaughter their own kind. It tells the story of why all human beings have the potential to be... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Most research on framing has focused on media and elite frames: the ways that the mass media and politicians present information about issues and events to the public. Until now, the process by which citizens? opinions may affect the initial frame-building process has been largely ignored. The two-way flow of influence between public opinion and decision-makers... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 23.95
Following the success of his recent book on Navy SEALs in Iraq, The Sheriff of Ramadi, bestselling author and combat veteran Dick Couch now examines the importance of battlefield ethics in effectively combating terrorists without losing the battle for the hearts of the local population. A former SEAL who led one of the only successful POW rescue operations... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 5.29
Hauptbeschreibung Mindestens jede achte Liebe ist inzwischen eine Fernliebe. Vier Millionen Menschen wollen oder müssen regelmäßig Abschied voneinander nehmen. Die Tendenz ist steigend, es gibt inzwischen eine "Generation mobil". Welche Chancen und Risiken bergen diese Wochenendbeziehungen? Fördert das getrennte Zusammenleben Selbstverwirklichung... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 9.65
Hauptbeschreibung In "Die Entwicklung der strategischen Wissenschaft im 19. Jahrhundert" erklärt Caemmerer Strategie zu einer Kunst. Dieser huldigt er, in dem er den Leser mit verschiedenen Ansätzen der Kriegsführung bekannter Strategen vertraut macht. Hierbei zeigt er beispielhaft Kampflinien auf und analysiert vergangene Schlachten. Caemmerers... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 189.00
"Combat Modeling" is a systematic learning resource and reference text for the quantitative analysis of combat. After a brief overview, authors Washburn and Kress present individual chapters on shooting without feedback; shooting with feedback; target defense; attrition models; game theory and wargames; search; unmanned aerial vehicles; and... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 105.00
This work highlights a national ethos infused by a sacred narrative of divine mission. This deep association leads to a narrow approach to conflict relationships, built around an Us vs. Them distance from the enemy, in which their submission is achieved through kinetic effects and their subsequent redemption through our good works (reconstruction).... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 315.00
With global commitments and combat duty, our armed forces face life-threatening challenges on a daily basis. However, less visible threats also impact the mental health of our military men and women. Experts examine challenges on the battlefield, such as women coming to terms with life after being prisoners of war, or soldiers dealing with mistakenly... more...