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- Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 40.00
"Powerful, poignant, riveting account of nurses in war This book captures the palpable essence of what it is like to live and work in Iraq and Afghanistan as a military nurse during the current wars. Based on three research studies, this book reads like a novel. The reader gets up close to these 37 nurses as they care for casualties in combat... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 43.95
This all-new 5th edition of the venerable Service Etiquette cements the guide's reputation as the definitive resource of military protocol. International protocol experts Cherlynn Conetsco and Anna Hart have totally rewritten the book, expanding its scope and intended readership from military officers and military spouses to all levels of the military,... more...
- 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... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
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...
- Springer 2006; US$ 159.00
Just war theory is the traditional approach taken to questions of the morality of war, but war is far from traditional. This book asks whether just war theory is adequate to the challenges the social and technological developments pose. It examines the phenomena of intervention, terrorism, and torture from a number of different perspectives. more...