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- Penguin Random House Australia 2011; US$ 13.84
"Don't forget your cotton underwear, girls!"Most books that look at the involvement of Australians in the Vietnam War rarely allude to the role of nurses. But war and nursing are unequivocally linked. A total of 43 Australian Army nursing sisters were sent to Vietnam between April 1967 and November 1971, undertaking tours of up to 12 months. The nurses... more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03
At the outbreak of the First World War, an entire generation of young men charged into battle for what they believed was a glorious cause. Over the next four years, that cause claimed the lives of some 13 million soldiers--more than twice the number killed in all the major wars from 1790 to 1914. But despite this devastating toll, the memory of the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
In democratic societies, it is said that wars and military interventions are fought in the name of the citizens of the nation engaged in the conflict. Yet, ordinary citizens, the major stakeholders in war, are seldom provided with as much information for making and acting on their moral decisions about war as they are about many other national issues... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 18.95
War is a human activity, not one that is limited by geographic location. And the principles of war are the same, regardless of place or number of participants. An army of ten thousand engaged in battle uses the same basic strategies that two people in single combat will utilize. In Lessons in the Art of War, author Martina Sprague explores the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book explores the issue of civilian devastation in modern warfare, focusing on the complex processes that effectively establish civilians? identity in times of war. Underpinning the physicality of war?s tumult are structural forces that create landscapes of civilian vulnerability. Such forces operate in four sectors of modern warfare: nationalistic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
War, Peace and International Relations provides an introduction to the strategic history of the past two centuries, showing how those 200 years were shaped and reshaped extensively by war. The book takes a broad view of what was relevant to the causes, courses, and consequences of wars. Written by leading strategist Professor Colin Gray, the book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
With the United States? involvement in numerous combat operations overseas, the need for civilian social workers with the clinical skills necessary to work with members of the military returning from combat, as well as their families, has never been more critical. In this practical and important book, each chapter is written by specialists in a particular... more...
- Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 25.99
What happens to members of the United States Armed Forces after they die? Why do soldiers endanger their lives to recover the remains of their comrades? Why does the military spend enormous resources and risk further fatalities to recover the bodies of the fallen, even decades after the cessation of hostilities? Soldier Dead is the first book to... more...