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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • Army Life in a Black Regimentby Thomas Wentworth Higginson

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The role of warfare is central to our understanding of the ancient Greek world. In this book and the companion work, War and Society in the Roman World , the wider social context of war is explored. This volume examines its impact on Greek society from Homeric times to the age of Alexander and his successors and discusses the significance of the causes... more...

  • Why Wars Widenby Stacy Bergstrom Haldi

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Strength of a Nationby Michael McKernan

    Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 31.81

    A compelling and passionate account of Australians in World War II, both on the home front and on the battle fronts. 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.  more...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    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...

  • Virtuous Warby James Der Derian

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 33.95

    Virtuous War is the first book to map the emergence and judge the consequences of a new military-industrial-media-entertainment network. James Der Derian takes the reader from a family history of war and genocide to new virtual battlespaces in the Mojave Desert, Silicon Valley, Hollywood and American universities. He tracks the convergence of cyborg... more...

  • How Do I Save My Honor?by William F. Felice

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 31.99

    How Do I Save My Honor? is a powerful exploration of individual moral responsibility in a time of war. When individuals conclude that their leaders have violated fundamental ethical principles, what are they to do? Through the compelling personal stories of those in the U.S. and British government and military who struggled with these thorny issues... more...