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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • Proxy Warfareby Andrew Mumford

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95

    Proxy wars represent a perennial strand in the history of conflict. The appeal of ‘warfare on the cheap’ has proved an irresistible strategic allure for nations through the centuries. However, proxy wars remain a missing link in contemporary war and security studies. In this timely book Andrew Mumford sheds new light on the dynamics and... more...

  • The Anatomy of Courageby John Moran; John Moran

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11

    'I set out to find how courage is born and how it is sustained in a modern army of a free people. The soldier is alone in his war with terror and we have to recognise the first signs of his defeat, that we may come in time to his rescue.' Lord Moran First published in 1945 this early, groundbreaking account of the psychological effects... more...

  • An Introduction to the Causes of Warby Greg Cashman; Leonard C. Robinson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 38.99

    This pioneering book explains the causes of war through a sustained combination of theoretical insights and detailed case studies. Cashman and Robinson find that while all wars have multiple causes, these factors typically combine in identifiable 'dangerous patterns.' Through the examples of World War I, World War II in the Pacific, the Six-Day War,... more...

  • The Armed Forcesby Gerhard Kümmel; Bastian Giegerich

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.99

    The present anthology stems from the perception of a widespread and manifest uneasiness concerning the business of military intervention in our times. Indeed, the West is for quite some time engaged in a deep introspection about his military intervention policies in the years to come and reflects about this. What will Western military intervention... more...

  • Social Fitness and Resilienceby Juliana McGene

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    Examines social fitness, the combination of resources from social connections that influence how individuals respond to stressful circumstances, to identify methods of increasing social connectedness and support among U.S. Airmen and their families. more...

  • The Military-State-Society Symbiosisby Peter Karsten

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Can War be Eliminatedby Christopher Coker

    Wiley 2014; US$ 12.95

    Throughout history, war seems to have had an iron grip on humanity. In this short book, internationally renowned philosopher of war, Christopher Coker, challenges the view that war is an idea that we can cash in for an even better one - peace. War, he argues, is central to the human condition; it is part of the evolutionary inheritance which has allowed... more...

  • Justice and the Genesis of Warby David A. Welch

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 51.00

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

  • Will War Ever End?by Paul K. Chappell; Dave Grossman

    Easton Studio Press, LLC 2011; US$ 7.99

    Once in a great while, a book is written that substantially changes the way people think about a particular subject. Will War Ever End? is such a book. Written as a ?manifesto for waging peace? by an active duty captain in the US Army, Will War Ever End? challenges readers to think about peace, war and violence in radically new ways. ?Are human beings... more...

  • Peaceful Revolutionby Paul K. Chappell

    Easton Studio Press, LLC 2012; US$ 8.99

    If you think world peace is a naive concept, Paul K. Chappell?s very existence will give you pause. It?s not enough to say that Chappell ? a West Point graduate and Iraq War veteran ? is a soldier turned peace leader. Experiencing a traumatic upbringing and growing up mixed race in Alabama, he?s a young man forged by violence, rage, and racism into... more...