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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • War and Society in the Greek Worldby Dr John Rich; John Rich; Graham Shipley

    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...

  • Why Wars Widenby Stacy Bergstrom Haldi

    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...

  • Clausewitzby Michael Howard

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99

    Karl von Clausewitz's study "On War" remains relevant today. Michael Howard explains Clausewitz's ideas in terms both of his experiences as a professional soldier in the Napoleonic Wars, and of the intellectual background of his time. more...

  • Rethinking the Nature of Warby Jan Angstrom; Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    The book aims to evaluate claims about the so-called 'new wars' thesis. more...

  • Kondratieff Waves, Warfare and World Securityby T.C. Devezas

    IOS Press 2006; US$ 126.00

    Considerable progress has been made in understanding the underlying mechanisms driving the long-wave behaviour of the world socioeconomic development. A controversial mechanism discussed is the close relationship between K-waves and the outbreak of majors wars. more...

  • Programming for Peaceby Robert Trappl

    Springer 2006; US$ 249.00

    The new age hard- and software enables the development of conflict management databases with many variables, sometimes with automated updates, statistical analyses of a high complexity, elaborate simulation models, and even interactive uses of these databases. This book presents these methods. more...

  • Life in the U.S. Armed Forcesby Anni Baker

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00

    Offers insight into how a soldier lives life on a day-to-day basis, between deployments and war. more...

  • War, Peace and International Relationsby Colin S. Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95

    This new volume explores the theory and practice of war and peace in modern historical context.  In fifteen clear and concise chapters, this book hits the high and low points of international politics over a two hundred year period, plus a brief foray into the future out to 2025.  War, Peace and International Relations serves as an excellent introduction... more...

  • Handbook of the Sociology of the Militaryby Giuseppe Caforio

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.95

    Examines the sociological approach to the study of the military. This book covers civic-military relations, including issues surrounding democratic control of the armed forces; military culture; professional training; conditions and problems of minorities in the armed forces; and an examination of structural change within the military. more...

  • A Family's Guide to the Military For Dummiesby Sheryl Garrett; Sue Hoppin

    Wiley 2009; US$ 19.99

    Expert advice on all aspects of military life A Family's Guide to the Military For Dummies is for the millions of military dependents, family members, and friends who are looking for straightforward guidance to take advantage of the benefits and overcome the challenges unique to life in the military. This comprehensive guide covers such key topics... more...