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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
This book analyzes the justification of preventive war in contemporary asymmetrical international relations. It focuses on the most crucial aspect of prevention: uncertainty. It builds a new framework where the role of luck?whether military, political, moral, or normative?is a corrective to the traditional approaches of the just war tradition. more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11
0900 hours, 11th September, 2012. Darkness cloaks the American Embassy in Libya. The flag is flying at half-mast, to commemorate the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on America. Without warning one hundred heavily armed fighters emerge from the night and blast the Embassy gates asunder. The savage siege of the American Embassy in... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
Psychology is the science that will determine who wins and who loses the wars of the 21st century, just as physics ultimately led the United States to victory in World War II. Changes in the world's political landscape coupled with radical advances in the technology of war will greatly alter how militaries are formed, trained, and led. Leadership... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 24.95
Just War scholarship has adapted to contemporary crises and situations. But its adaptation has spurned debate and conversationa method and means of pushing its thinking forward. Now the Just War tradition risks becoming marginalized. This concern may seem out of place as Just War literature is proliferating, yet this literature remains welded... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Before military action, and even before mobilization, the decision on whether to go to war is debated by politicians, pundits, and the public. As they address the right or wrong of such action, it is also a time when, in the language of the just war tradition, the wise would deeply investigate their true claim to jus ad bellum ("the right of war").... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
This book explores and compares the contemporary military cultures of the US and the UK, to see why their most powerful fighting organizations choose particular equipment/force structures and approaches towards contemporary warfare. more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
The author, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, recounts the adventures of the First Carolina Volunteers, a black regiment mustered into the Army of the United States during the Civil War. Colonel Higginson was convinced that these eight hundred men could drill and perform as well as the best of the white regiments. Transformed from slaves into soldiers, many... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Examines the impact of war on Greek society from Homeric times to the age of Alexander and his successors. Discusses the causes and profits of war, links between war, piracy, slavery and trade and the ideology of warfare in literature and art. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 198.00
This work explains how wars are most likely to escalate when the effects of warfare are limited. The author demonstrates that total wars during the modern era were very violent and were far less likely to spread, yet the cost of warfare is falling making future conflicts more likely to spread. more...