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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • Ethics, Killing and Warby Richard Norman

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 36.00

    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...

  • World in Chainsby Angie Zelter

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57

    This book is dedicated to the next generations.World in Chains is a collection of essays from well-reputed experts, all of which deliver engaging and analytical critiques of nuclear warfare.In the past I have often wondered why obviously unethical or inhumane horrors were able to take place, what people were doing at the time to prevent them or what... more...

  • Unmaking War Remaking Menby Barry Kathleen

    Spinifex Press 2010; US$ 9.95

    Unmaking War, Remaking Men is a narrative non-fiction about masculinity and war that exposes the issue of 'expendability' in combat. It shows how the military turn men into remorseless killers but fast-forwards to a future few dare to dream ofÑa world without war. more...

  • Vietnam War Slangby Tom Dalzell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    In 2014, the US marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, the basis for the Johnson administration?s escalation of American military involvement in Southeast Asia and war against North Vietnam. Vietnam War Slang outlines the context behind the slang used by members of the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. ... more...

  • An Introduction to War Theoryby Dr Chris Brown

    The History Press 2014; US$ 13.11

    In 2012 author Chris Brown gave a lecture to a group of 50 eminent historians. He asked them two questions: had they ever written about war? Of course they all had, history is war. The second was: how many had read a book about the theory of war? There was a resentful silence. This remarkable admission initiated the writing of War Theory. (In the... more...

  • Echoes of Warby Michael C.C. Adams

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    Americans are often accused of not appreciating history, but this charge belies the real popular interest in the past. Historical reenactments draw thousands of spectators; popular histories fill the bestseller lists; PBS, A&E and The History Channel air a dizzying array of documentaries and historical dramas; and Hollywood war movies become blockbusters.... more...

  • Tomorrow's Battlefieldby Nick Turse

    Haymarket Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    Investigative journalist and bestselling author Nick Turse exposes the shocking expansion of the U.S. military?s covert wars in Africa more...

  • The War Ledgerby A. F. K. Organski; Jacek Kugler

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 32.00

    The War Ledger provides fresh, sophisticated answers to fundamental questions about major modern wars: Why do major wars begin? What accounts for victory or defeat in war? How do victory and defeat influence the recovery of the combatants? Are the rules governing conflict behavior between nations the same since the advent of the nuclear era? The... more...