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  • Imagination, Transformation und die Entstehung des Neuenby Philipp Brüllmann; Ursula Rombach; Cornelia Wilde

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 97.93

    The 12 interdisciplinary essays in this volume investigate the role of the imagination in the rise of modernity during the process of antiquity?s transformation. Two essential connections between imagination and transformation form the basis of inquiry. While it is possible to read today?s understanding of imagination as the outcome of... more...

  • The Warriorsby J. Glenn Gray; Hannah Arendt

    UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    J. Glenn Gray entered the army as a private in May 1941, having been drafted on the same day he was informed of his doctorate in philosophy from Columbia University. He was discharged as a second lieutenant in October 1945, having been awarded a battlefield commission during fighting in France. Gray saw service in North Africa, Italy, France, and... more...

  • The Future of Warby Mark Mandeles

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.00

    Many analysts have heralded the U.S. military?s Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA), a qualitative improvement in operational concepts and weapons that transforms the nature and character of warfare. Focusing on military technology, most argue that the new sensor, surveillance, communications, and computational technologies will usher in a period... more...

  • A Warrior's Guide to Psychology and Performanceby Victoria Tepe

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 21.95

    This timely, well-organized, and practical guide for the warfighter offers the collaborative contributions of dedicated military and civilian experts. Each chapter examines specific demands of military life and service, such as nutrition and its role in physical and cognitive performance, including details about military rations like Meals Ready to... more...

  • Rules of Disengagementby Marjorie Cohn; Kathleen Gilberd

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 14.95

    Rules of Disengagement  examines the reasons men and women in the military have disobeyed orders and resisted the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It takes readers into the courtroom where sailors, soldiers, and Marines have argued that these wars are illegal under international law and unconstitutional under U.S. law. Through the voices of active duty... more...

  • Military Life: The Psychology of Serving in Peace and Combatby Thomas Britt; Carl Castro; Amy Adler

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 347.00

    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...

  • Justice and the Genesis of Warby David A. Welch

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.90

    A major new study of the causes of wars, argues that states are often motivated by justice, not merely by self-interest. more...

  • Ethics, Killing and Warby Richard Norman

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    Richard Norman looks at issues concerning the justification for war and thereby examines the possibility and nature of rational moral argument. more...

  • Nurses in Warby OCNS RN PhD Elizabeth Scannell-Desch; CNM RN PhD Mary Ellen Doherty

    Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 44.99

    This unique volume presents the experience of 37 U.S. military nurses sent to the Iraq and Afghanistan theaters of war to care for the injured and dying. The personal and professional challenges they faced, the difficulties they endured, the dangers they overcame, and the consequences they grappled with are vividly described from deployment to discharge.... more...

  • The Psychological Effects of War and Violence on Childrenby Lewis A. Leavitt; Nathan A. Fox

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The outgrowth of a conference planned as a response to the need for researchers and clinicians to develop integrated plans for addressing the psychological trauma of children exposed to violence, this volume's goals are: * to summarize research on the subject with particular emphasis on the Gulf War; * to use this information to formulate an outline... more...