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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

  • The Economics of World War Iby

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 40.00

    A major contribution to our understanding of total war. more...

  • Understanding Warby W B Gallie *Decd*; W. B. Gallie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Militant Islamist Ideologyby Youssef H. Aboul-Enein

    Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    A top adviser at the Joint Intelligence Task Force for Combating Terrorism argues that winning the war against Militant Islamists requires a more nuanced understanding of their ideology. His book is among the first attempts to deconstruct and marginalize al-Qaida ideology using Islamic based arguments. By clearly defining the differences between Islam,... more...

  • Grief in Wartimeby Dr Carol Acton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00

    An examination of private narratives of loss in wartime and publicly legitimized forms of grieving. Drawing on sources such as diaries, poetry and weblogs and using gender as an analytic category, the book looks at men's and women's experiences of war 'at home' and 'at the front' and spans the two World Wars, the Vietnam War and the war in Iraq. more...

  • War and Peace in Transitionby Karin Aggestam; Annika Bjorkdahl

    Nordic Academic Press 2009; US$ 23.99

    A systematic approach to analyzing some of the transient aspects of war and peace with empirical cases that include Iraq, Israel-Palestine, Sri Lanka, and the Armenian genocide, this book discusses some of the critical and transformative issues in war and peacemaking. Considering subjects such as the roles of private military and security companies,... more...

  • Iraq Uncensoredby The American Security Project; Jim Ludes

    Fulcrum Publishing 2009; US$ 22.95

    This comprehensive look at lessons from the Iraq war cuts across gender, generational, and party lines. more...

  • The Wars We Inheritby Lori E. Amy

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 27.95

    By combining personal memoir and critical analysis, Lori Amy links the violence we live in our homes to the violence that structures our larger culture. The Wars We Inherit brings insights from memory and trauma studies to the story of violence in the author’s own family.   In this brave, fascinating and compelling book,   Amy... more...

  • Rethinking the Nature of Warby Jan Angstrom; Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Have globalization, virulent ethnic differences, and globally operating insurgents fundamentally changed the nature of war in the last decade? Interpretations of war as driven by politics and state rationale, formulated most importantly by the 19th century practitioner Carl von Clausewitz, have received strong criticism. Political explanations... more...

  • Understanding Victory and Defeat in Contemporary Warby Jan Angstrom; Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together leading contributors in the field, this new volume analyzes how victory and defeat in modern war can be understood and explained. It does so by confronting two inter-related research problems: the nature of victory and defeat in modern war and the explanations of victory and defeat. By first questioning the extent to which the... more...

  • MASHby Otto F. M.D. Apel; Pat Apel

    The University Press of Kentucky 2001; US$ 35.00

    When North Korean forces invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950, Otto Apel was a surgical resident living in Cleveland, Ohio, with his wife and three young children. A year later he was chief surgeon of the 8076th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital constantly near the front lines in Korea. Immediately upon arriving in camp, Apel performed 80 hours of surgery.... more...